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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 50 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.67% 1.77% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 23
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£300 £253 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £211 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £302
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.06 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-55.95% +46.47%
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
676 449 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.02% 88.21% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 303 413
Average daily rate £425 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 38
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 December 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 9 £266 +5.44% 2
Salisbury - 3 £300 -
Trowbridge - - - -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) ISEB
4 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (27.27%) Banking
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
8 5 (15.15%) HP
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
9 4 (12.12%) Retail
9 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Test Management
9 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 3 (9.09%) Use Case
10 3 (9.09%) JIRA
10 3 (9.09%) V-Model
10 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.09%) Maximo
10 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (9.09%) UML
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
10 3 (9.09%) Firewall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.06%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) GIS
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Management
6 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) V-Model
6 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica