The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 26 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.87% 1.38% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£200 £338 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +92.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.48% +260.13%
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
201 197 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.17% 90.37% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 110
Average daily rate £328 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £148 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £175.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Devon region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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 +3 6 £200 -42.85% 2
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
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