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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 49 76 46
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 43 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.92% 1.44% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.55% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 16
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£240 £263 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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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
1396 1484 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.71% 92.75% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 748 660
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 95 118
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +9 16 £213 -35.60% 4
Leicestershire +10 9 £225 -18.18% 1
Derbyshire +11 8 £325 +62.50% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £250 -
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (26.58%) ISEB
1 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
2 20 (25.32%) SQL
3 19 (24.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (21.52%) Software Testing
5 16 (20.25%) UNIX
6 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.99%) ISTQB
6 15 (18.99%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (17.72%) Selenium
8 13 (16.46%) QA
8 13 (16.46%) HP
8 13 (16.46%) Linux
9 12 (15.19%) Oracle
9 12 (15.19%) Test Management
10 11 (13.92%) SAP
11 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
11 10 (12.66%) Retail
11 10 (12.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (11.39%) Scrum
12 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
12 9 (11.39%) MS Office
13 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
14 7 (8.86%) BDD
14 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
14 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
14 7 (8.86%) Windows
14 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
14 7 (8.86%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (3.80%) SAP SD
1 3 (3.80%) SAP MM
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.53%) BASE24
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) PBX
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
1 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.53%) DVB
1 2 (2.53%) VLAN
1 2 (2.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Selenium
2 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.33%) JIRA
5 4 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.80%) Sahi
7 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.53%) Toad
7 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.27%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.66%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) J2EE
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.27%) SOAP
2 1 (1.27%) MDX
2 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Open Source
2 5 (6.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.53%) MPEG
4 2 (2.53%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) STB
4 2 (2.53%) IPTV
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) IVR
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) UNIX
2 13 (16.46%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
2 19 (24.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (21.52%) Software Testing
4 12 (15.19%) Test Management
5 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.39%) Scrum
6 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.86%) BDD
8 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.33%) TDD
9 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.33%) V-Model
10 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.06%) ERP
10 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) Perl
2 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (2.53%) Python
2 2 (2.53%) Tcl
2 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) C++
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) ISEB
2 15 (18.99%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.06%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) HP
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle
4 11 (13.92%) SAP
5 6 (7.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) JDA
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) RedPrairie
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