The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 50 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.62% 2.38% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.50% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
Median daily rate £333 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £31.16
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -11.75%
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
623 601 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.85% 95.25% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 414 385
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wiltshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 9 £375 +18.95%
Salisbury -5 1 £275 -8.33%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
4 9 (29.03%) ISEB
4 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 8 (25.81%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) JIRA
6 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
7 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (19.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.13%) QA
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
9 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.90%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
10 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
5 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) Kanban
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) ISEB
4 6 (19.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) VMware