The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 69 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.52% 1.82% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.95% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 11
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£300 £290 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £302
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.06 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-55.95% +46.47%
Test Analyst
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1509 1484 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.90% 93.10% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 797 619
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £80 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 152
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £36.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Northamptonshire -17 9 £313 +5.93% 1
Derbyshire +18 5 £375 +53.84%
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £240 -26.15% 1
Leicestershire +7 3 £300 +20.00%
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (32.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (26.76%) SAP
3 18 (25.35%) ISEB
4 17 (23.94%) Software Testing
5 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
6 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
6 14 (19.72%) SQL
7 11 (15.49%) UNIX
8 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.08%) Retail
8 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (14.08%) Oracle
8 10 (14.08%) HP
9 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.68%) Linux
9 9 (12.68%) QA
10 8 (11.27%) Degree
10 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
10 8 (11.27%) MS Office
10 8 (11.27%) Windows
10 8 (11.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
11 7 (9.86%) Selenium
11 7 (9.86%) Manual Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.45%) Test Management
13 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (7.04%) IBM
13 5 (7.04%) ISO 9001

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (4.23%) SAP PP
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.82%) BASE24
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.41%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.41%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) VLAN
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
1 1 (1.41%) WAN
1 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.41%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Selenium
2 5 (7.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (7.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
4 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.23%) Maven
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.41%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.41%) Sahi
6 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 10 (14.08%) Retail
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.23%) Open Source
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.41%) IPTV
3 1 (1.41%) STB
3 1 (1.41%) MPEG
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) EPoS
3 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) UNIX
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
3 8 (11.27%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (23.94%) Software Testing
3 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Manual Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.45%) Test Management
8 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.04%) BDD
8 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
9 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.63%) TDD
9 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Web Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Release Management
10 3 (4.23%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (4.23%) Scrum
10 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) R
3 2 (2.82%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) ISEB
2 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.23%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) SAP
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) HP
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.41%) JDA
6 1 (1.41%) T-Plan
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