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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 14 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 10.58% 6.90% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 7.27% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
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£323 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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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
178 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 94.18% 94.83% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 34 44
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Average hourly rate £19.48 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.80% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £7.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 12 (46.15%) JIRA
4 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 10 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (34.62%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Use Case
8 6 (23.08%) Spring
8 6 (23.08%) JUnit
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) DAB
8 6 (23.08%) JMeter
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Legal
9 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
9 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
9 5 (19.23%) System Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) Selenium
10 4 (15.38%) Agile Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Cucumber

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DAB
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SNMP
2 3 (11.54%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) JUnit
2 6 (23.08%) JMeter
3 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Use Case
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) System Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Testing
7 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Korn
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Splunk
2 2 (7.69%) VMware