The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 40 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.75% 3.33% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 3.49% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 24
Average daily rate
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- £363 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +37.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 172 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.98% 95.56% 98.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 84 130
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) IVR

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
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