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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 36 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.32% 1.99% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.08% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 8
Average daily rate £300 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £226 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £387 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -67.72%
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
631 674 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.32% 96.01% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 430 418
Average daily rate £373 £400 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £36.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +11 15 £325 +2.68%
Salisbury -4 3 £275 -11.29%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (44.83%) Finance
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
5 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 7 (24.14%) C#
6 7 (24.14%) JIRA
6 7 (24.14%) QA
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Load Testing
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
8 5 (17.24%) Citrix
8 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
10 3 (10.34%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) ERP
11 2 (6.90%) CRM

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
5 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.45%) EPoS
1 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.24%) Load Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) ISEB
4 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.45%) Verint