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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 69 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.95% 2.22% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.37% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 21
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£310 £279 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% -7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
1545 1395 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 93.94% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 690 521
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 142 132
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 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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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 +1 12 £330 +32.10% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 11 £275 +22.22% 4
Lincolnshire - 4 £352 - 1
Derbyshire -3 3 £234 -17.10% 1
Leicestershire -6 1 £225 -23.07% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) ISEB
3 17 (30.91%) Oracle
4 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 13 (23.64%) Test Strategy
6 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
7 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.36%) System Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.36%) UNIX
9 7 (12.73%) Functional Testing
9 7 (12.73%) C#
9 7 (12.73%) Java
10 6 (10.91%) .NET
10 6 (10.91%) SAP
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.91%) QA
11 5 (9.09%) Degree
11 5 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
11 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.09%) Web Services
11 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
12 4 (7.27%) Migration
12 4 (7.27%) Finance
12 4 (7.27%) Endeca

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
1 2 (3.64%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
1 4 (7.27%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
2 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.64%) Spock
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 13 (23.64%) Test Strategy
4 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (16.36%) System Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Functional Testing
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Test Planning
9 4 (7.27%) User Stories
9 4 (7.27%) Test Management
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.45%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
10 3 (5.45%) BDD
10 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Endeca
4 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.64%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.82%) Telerik
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