The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 25 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 Cambridgeshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 63 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.99% 2.05% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 2.19% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £323 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £153 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £386 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 686 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.06% 93.84% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 307 345
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 139
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 5 £288 -8.73%
Huntingdon - - - -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
1 1 (6.25%) TETRA
1 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Release Management
2 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Siebel