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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 55 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.71% 1.38% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 1.44% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 13
Average daily rate £296 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
1467 1392 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.71% 96.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 761 767
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 85 114
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire -3 12 £250 -15.25% 6
Nottinghamshire -2 11 £310 +32.62% 1
Northamptonshire +9 10 £300 -4.00%
Derbyshire -11 4 - - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Retail
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) SDLC
4 19 (26.76%) Waterfall
5 18 (25.35%) Manual Testing
5 18 (25.35%) Software Testing
5 18 (25.35%) QA
6 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
7 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (18.31%) Oracle
8 13 (18.31%) SAP
8 13 (18.31%) ISEB
9 12 (16.90%) Regression Testing
9 12 (16.90%) ISTQB
9 12 (16.90%) Automation Testing
10 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (14.08%) Unix
11 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
11 9 (12.68%) Functional Testing
12 8 (11.27%) Test Strategy
12 8 (11.27%) Web Testing
12 8 (11.27%) HP
13 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
13 6 (8.45%) Kronos
13 6 (8.45%) CRM
13 6 (8.45%) ERP
13 6 (8.45%) .NET
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
13 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP SD
1 3 (4.23%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Google Drive
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
1 3 (4.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.04%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.23%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.41%) Capybara
5 1 (1.41%) DBeaver
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Toad
5 1 (1.41%) VersionOne
General
1 25 (35.21%) Retail
2 5 (7.04%) Billing
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (4.23%) jQuery
2 3 (4.23%) RESTful
2 3 (4.23%) SOAP
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) WSDL
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) EDI
4 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) SDLC
3 19 (26.76%) Waterfall
4 18 (25.35%) Manual Testing
4 18 (25.35%) Software Testing
5 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
6 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.90%) Automation Testing
7 12 (16.90%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.68%) Functional Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.27%) Web Testing
10 6 (8.45%) CRM
10 6 (8.45%) ERP
10 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.45%) User Stories
11 5 (7.04%) Scrum
11 5 (7.04%) System Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby
4 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) ISEB
2 12 (16.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
1 13 (18.31%) SAP
2 8 (11.27%) HP
3 6 (8.45%) Kronos
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.41%) Google
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