The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 11 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 Devon 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 23 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.61% 4.82% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 4.91% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £353 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +127.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -40.00%
Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
181 163 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 93.30% 98.19% 98.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 87
Average daily rate £375 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Devon region over the 3 months to 11 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 6 £358 +1.41% 3
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
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