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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 65 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.78% 2.04% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.13% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 22
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£320 £303 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.19 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +71.72%
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
1471 1362 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.52% 95.65% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 696 610
Average daily rate £350 £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 115 103
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 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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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 +4 13 £248 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £318 +41.11% 7
Derbyshire -4 4 £273 -19.25% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £352 -
Leicestershire -2 1 £225 -43.75% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Oracle
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (30.00%) ISEB
6 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (18.00%) UNIX
8 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 8 (16.00%) System Testing
10 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (14.00%) C#
10 7 (14.00%) Java
11 6 (12.00%) .NET
11 6 (12.00%) Web Services
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.00%) Endeca
11 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.00%) User Stories
11 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) JIRA
11 6 (12.00%) QA
11 6 (12.00%) Test Management
12 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
12 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Spock
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (16.00%) System Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.00%) User Stories
8 6 (12.00%) Test Management
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.00%) SDLC
10 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.00%) CRM
11 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.00%) Scrum
11 3 (6.00%) Web Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) C#
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Endeca
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) hybris
5 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.00%) ATG
5 1 (2.00%) Telerik
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago