The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 33 40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.82% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.89% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £235 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 318 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.48% 96.36% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 219 299
Median daily rate £441 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £596 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.73% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

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

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Mocha
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) 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
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle