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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 63 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.84% 2.96% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 3.15% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 14
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £210 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £400 £343
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 £35.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-67.72% +450.00%
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
1648 1493 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.55% 94.02% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 735 568
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 147 131
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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
Nottinghamshire +4 14 £285 +35.71% 4
Northamptonshire -10 9 £320 +50.58%
Lincolnshire - 4 £352 -
Derbyshire +2 2 £265 +7.72%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (39.62%) ISEB
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
3 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
4 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
5 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.87%) SQL
7 9 (16.98%) SAP
7 9 (16.98%) UNIX
7 9 (16.98%) System Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Java
9 6 (11.32%) C#
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.32%) QA
10 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Degree
10 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.43%) Windows
10 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
10 5 (9.43%) .NET
10 5 (9.43%) Web Services
11 4 (7.55%) Migration
11 4 (7.55%) Finance
11 4 (7.55%) Retail
11 4 (7.55%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP SD
1 3 (5.66%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Retail
2 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
1 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 2 (3.77%) JUnit
2 2 (3.77%) Spock
2 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.89%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
3 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
4 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
5 9 (16.98%) System Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.66%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) ISEB
2 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) SAP
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.89%) Telerik
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com