The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 61 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 0.62% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.65% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £268 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £293 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +43.43%
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
778 764 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.73% 94.32% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 445 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £39.00 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 4 September 2015. 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 £275 +2.80% 7
Peterborough - 2 £380 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 13 (54.17%) C#
4 11 (45.83%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
5 10 (41.67%) ISEB
5 10 (41.67%) QA
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
6 9 (37.50%) XML
6 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
7 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
9 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (25.00%) JIRA
9 6 (25.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (16.67%) Groovy
11 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 4 (16.67%) Maven
11 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.67%) Ant
12 3 (12.50%) Java
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
12 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 3 (12.50%) WebDriver

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
1 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (16.67%) Ant
5 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (16.67%) Maven
5 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.17%) MSTest
7 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) WSDL
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Release Management
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) ERP
9 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) V-Model
9 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards