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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 36 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.99% 3.05% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.20% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 2
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£275 £248 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +43.43%
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
726 688 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.56% 95.42% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 449 322
Average daily rate £400 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 49
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 +5 23 £275 +1.85% 1
Salisbury +7 1 £300 -0.82%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
2 15 (34.88%) QA
3 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
4 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) ISEB
6 7 (16.28%) Finance
6 7 (16.28%) User Experience
7 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.95%) .NET
8 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
8 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.30%) C#
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) Billing
9 4 (9.30%) Validation
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.98%) CMS
10 3 (6.98%) HTML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WLAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
4 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Validation
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (6.98%) Data Validation
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
3 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.93%) ISEB
5 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CISM
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.98%) Murex
2 1 (2.33%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) EMC
2 1 (2.33%) Avaya
2 1 (2.33%) Genesys
2 1 (2.33%) Cerner
2 1 (2.33%) Verint
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) IBM