The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 53 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.29% 2.34% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.43% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Average daily rate £313 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £327 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
661 659 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.43% 96.20% 88.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 447 314
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +6.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wiltshire region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wiltshire region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -3 8 £319 +2.00% 2
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (19.23%) QA
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Billing
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Avaya
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
8 2 (7.69%) Verint
8 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) EMC
8 2 (7.69%) ISEB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.85%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) CCTV
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.85%) V-Model
6 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C++
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Avaya
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) BMC
2 2 (7.69%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) Murex
2 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 2 (7.69%) Verint
3 1 (3.85%) Cerner
3 1 (3.85%) Genesys
3 1 (3.85%) IBM