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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 36 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.16% 0.26% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.28% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £150 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £150 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
Test Analyst
East of England

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
326 363 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.22% 94.78% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 250 318
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +2 1 £263 +75.00% 1
Bedford - 1 £275 -
Dunstable - 1 £425 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin