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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 44 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.91% 0.54% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 0.58% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 19
Average daily rate
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£270 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £26.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.85% +23.25%
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
688 515 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.29% 93.13% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 332 400
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £36.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +7 15 £273 -0.90% 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (45.16%) ISEB
2 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
6 7 (22.58%) Banking
7 6 (19.35%) Retail
7 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
8 5 (16.13%) HP
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) V-Model
9 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.68%) System Testing
10 3 (9.68%) ETL
11 2 (6.45%) GIS
11 2 (6.45%) CMS
11 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
11 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.45%) MySQL
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.45%) Content Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
1 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
3 4 (12.90%) V-Model
3 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.68%) System Testing
4 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.23%) User Stories
6 1 (3.23%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.23%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft