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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 10 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 6.90% 4.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £26.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+19.07% +23.25%
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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
56 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.55% 100.00% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 48
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -48.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.44 £11.25 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.20 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) V-Model
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DAB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) V-Model
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle