The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Devon region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 32 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.54% 2.35% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 2.38% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £200 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £33.50 £72.03
% change year-on-year
-59.92% -53.48%
Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 210 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.05% 98.59% 97.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 98 107
Median daily rate £359 £335 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 16
Median hourly rate £34.00 £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £17.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Plymouth - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

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

1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
1 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
1 17 (94.44%) Capybara
1 17 (94.44%) Gherkin
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (77.78%) MS Office
4 14 (77.78%) Office 365
5 12 (66.67%) ITIL
5 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) Time Management
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
11 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Selenium
11 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Test Management
11 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
11 1 (5.56%) BDD
11 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
11 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
11 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 14 (77.78%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Capybara
1 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle