The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South East / Hampshire
Rank 80 80 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.96% 1.93% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.03% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 29
Median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £258 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1707 2073 1958
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 92.92% 95.27% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1383 1109
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 86 128
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +6 6 £325 -6.47%
Basingstoke +6 5 £314 +13.15% 1
Southampton +4 3 £293 +22.51% 1
Fareham - 3 £325 - 1
Andover -6 2 £400 +14.28%
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth -11 1 - - 2
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (38.89%) Regression Testing
1 28 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 23 (31.94%) Test Management
2 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (29.17%) HP
4 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 18 (25.00%) Oracle
6 17 (23.61%) SQL
6 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
6 17 (23.61%) Integration Testing
6 17 (23.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (23.61%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (23.61%) 4G
7 16 (22.22%) LTE
7 16 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (22.22%) Selenium
7 16 (22.22%) JIRA
8 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.06%) Windows
9 13 (18.06%) ISEB
10 12 (16.67%) C#
11 11 (15.28%) Wireless
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
12 10 (13.89%) Java
12 10 (13.89%) QA
12 10 (13.89%) Smart Meter
13 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 8 (11.11%) Defect Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.56%) JBoss
1 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) 4G
2 16 (22.22%) LTE
3 11 (15.28%) Wireless
4 3 (4.17%) PuTTY
4 3 (4.17%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) JIRA
1 16 (22.22%) Selenium
2 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.94%) HP UFT
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.17%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.78%) Appium
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.78%) MSI
5 2 (2.78%) NUnit
5 2 (2.78%) SilkTest
5 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.78%) Toad
5 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Middleware
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.39%) JSON
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Smart Meter
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Android
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 23 (31.94%) Test Management
3 17 (23.61%) Integration Testing
3 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
3 17 (23.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) Migration
7 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 8 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.72%) BDD
9 7 (9.72%) Functional Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Smoke Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.72%) System Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) C#
3 10 (13.89%) Java
4 7 (9.72%) F#
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 23 (31.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
3 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 13 (18.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) HP
2 18 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
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