The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 6 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 7.55% - 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.84% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
Test Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 96.23% 94.59% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 44
Median daily rate £440 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Bedford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Appium
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Calabash
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) API Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (50.00%) SDET
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Appium
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Calabash
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Mocha
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Xamarin