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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 39 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 0.79% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.83% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £310 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £308 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
302 362 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.57% 95.77% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 255 239
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Bugzilla
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 5 (71.43%) FogBugz
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Bugzilla
1 5 (71.43%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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