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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 78 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 2.57% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.74% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
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£290 £255 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £132.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-71.69% +253.33%
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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
1580 1385 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.38% 93.52% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 699 553
Average daily rate £351 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.53% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 132 133
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -5 11 £249 +18.45% 3
Northamptonshire -9 4 £308 +23.10% 1
Derbyshire +6 3 £265 +6.00% 1
Leicestershire -6 2 £290 +6.42% 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (43.75%) ISEB
2 16 (33.33%) SAP
2 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.75%) Retail
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle
9 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.50%) Finance
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.42%) System Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Degree
13 4 (8.33%) QA
13 4 (8.33%) Time Management
13 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
13 4 (8.33%) UNIX
13 4 (8.33%) Windows
13 4 (8.33%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 3 (6.25%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP PP
2 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.17%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.08%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Selenium
1 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Sahi
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) UNIX
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) System Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.25%) BDD
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) ERP
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C#
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Ruby
2 2 (4.17%) R
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) ISEB
2 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) Telerik
6 1 (2.08%) RedPrairie
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