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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 26 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.05% 3.31% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 3.64% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£323 £326 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -7.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
280 247 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.59% 90.81% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 157 83
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 18
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
Plymouth 0 7 £324 -
Exeter -1 5 £310 -4.98%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Capybara
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) .NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) Capybara
5 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Talend