The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 49 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 0.74% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.78% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Median daily rate £300 £300 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £350
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 £30.97 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.82% -11.11%
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
564 637 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.92% 94.37% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 393 437
Median daily rate £330 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 52
Median hourly rate £27.44 £15.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.98% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +7 9 £275 -21.42%
Cambridge +13 2 £325 +18.18% 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 13 (72.22%) Automation Testing
3 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (44.44%) Appium
5 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 8 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
6 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Back Office
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (38.89%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
6 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
7 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) JBehave
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (44.44%) Appium
4 8 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
5 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) JBehave
7 2 (11.11%) JMeter
7 2 (11.11%) NUnit
7 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (5.56%) JUnit
8 1 (5.56%) MSTest
8 1 (5.56%) RSpec
8 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (38.89%) Back Office
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Automation Testing
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 2 (11.11%) ERP
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL
10 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) SAP