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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 27 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.04% 1.13% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.19% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £285 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
147 252 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 100.00% 95.09% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 140 98
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Teradata
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
4 1 (11.11%) C#

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Teradata