The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Brighton region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 29 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.96% 10.67% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 10.86% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
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£210 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £314 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £435 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+167.63% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 175 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.71% 98.31% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 97 142
Average daily rate £250 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 14
Average hourly rate £14.38 £12.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% -59.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.39 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 16 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center