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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 45 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.95% 0.71% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 0.76% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 9
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£225 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
680 527 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.51% 93.94% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 326 363
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 50
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon +4 14 £270 -10.00% 1
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (38.71%) ISEB
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) V-Model
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) System Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Retail
6 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.45%) MySQL
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
8 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.45%) GIS
8 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
1 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
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%) Functional Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) V-Model
4 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.90%) System Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) 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%) Basel II
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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