The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Brighton region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 34 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.82% 1.42% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.47% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £284 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £72.03
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -50.71%
Test Analyst
East Sussex

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
241 204 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 98.37% 96.23% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 124 101
Median daily rate £411 £315 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 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 Brighton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Guidewire