The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Test Analyst
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 80 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 34 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.00% 1.71% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.81% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 53
Median daily rate £310 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £371 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £311
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year +79.77% -11.88%  

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 1718 1874 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.34% 94.17% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3487 4024 4369
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 342 507
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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
Basingstoke +4 23 £310 - 2
Fareham - 3 £290 -
Southampton +1 2 £343 +9.60%
Winchester +6 1 £325 -8.77%
Portsmouth -10 1 - -
Andover - 1 £370 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (50.68%) Test Automation
2 29 (39.73%) HP
3 28 (38.36%) Regression Testing
3 28 (38.36%) ISTQB
4 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
5 26 (35.62%) Test Management
6 24 (32.88%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (32.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (31.51%) Test Scripting
7 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
8 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.29%) LTE
10 16 (21.92%) 4G
10 16 (21.92%) SQL
11 15 (20.55%) JIRA
12 14 (19.18%) Selenium
13 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
14 12 (16.44%) ISEB
15 11 (15.07%) Oracle
15 11 (15.07%) Windows
15 11 (15.07%) Wireless
15 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
15 11 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
16 10 (13.70%) QA
16 10 (13.70%) Motorola
17 9 (12.33%) Java
17 9 (12.33%) Validation
17 9 (12.33%) Test Planning

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (5.48%) JBoss
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) LTE
2 16 (21.92%) 4G
3 11 (15.07%) Wireless
4 5 (6.85%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.48%) PuTTY
5 4 (5.48%) WinSCP
6 2 (2.74%) BGP
6 2 (2.74%) IPsec
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) JIRA
2 14 (19.18%) Selenium
3 7 (9.59%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.11%) Toad
6 2 (2.74%) Ant
6 2 (2.74%) Appium
6 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.74%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.74%) NUnit
6 2 (2.74%) SilkTest
6 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.74%) TestNG
6 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Publishing
5 3 (4.11%) Billing
5 3 (4.11%) Finance
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Middleware
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Smart Meter
2 7 (9.59%) User Experience
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
4 1 (1.37%) Life Science
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Test Automation
2 28 (38.36%) Regression Testing
3 26 (35.62%) Test Management
4 23 (31.51%) Test Scripting
5 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
8 11 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Analytics
9 9 (12.33%) Functional Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Smoke Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
9 9 (12.33%) Validation
10 7 (9.59%) Migration
10 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (9.59%) System Testing
10 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.22%) BDD
11 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Java
3 7 (9.59%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) F#
4 5 (6.85%) VB
4 5 (6.85%) VBScript
5 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.74%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) ISTQB
2 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (32.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (16.44%) ISEB
4 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (9.59%) Degree
7 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Docker
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.37%) Netcool
2 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) HP
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) Motorola
4 7 (9.59%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
7 2 (2.74%) Juniper
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.74%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £270 - £310 per day
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