The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 28 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.60% 1.99% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.99% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
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
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 151 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.81% 100.00% 98.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 106 43
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £540 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.35 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £41.50
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 Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Winchester region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Winchester region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
1 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Arqiva
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat