The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / East Midlands
Rank 50 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 44 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.96% 2.66% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.78% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 10
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £258 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
1415 1437 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.29% 95.61% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 822 770
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 72 93
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 28 £401 +33.75%
Nottinghamshire +12 10 £310 -1.58% 1
Leicestershire -5 3 £225 -21.73% 3
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (31.46%) Test Scripting
2 20 (22.47%) Retail
3 19 (21.35%) Unix
3 19 (21.35%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.85%) Java
5 15 (16.85%) Oracle
6 14 (15.73%) SAP
6 14 (15.73%) Functional Testing
7 13 (14.61%) Selenium
7 13 (14.61%) Performance Testing
8 12 (13.48%) SQL
8 12 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Banking
10 10 (11.24%) ISTQB
10 10 (11.24%) ERP
10 10 (11.24%) IBM
10 10 (11.24%) Finance
10 10 (11.24%) ISEB
10 10 (11.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (10.11%) HP UFT
11 9 (10.11%) Tivoli
11 9 (10.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 9 (10.11%) Scrum
12 8 (8.99%) QA
12 8 (8.99%) Migration
12 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.99%) BDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) CMS
1 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) SAP ERP
2 4 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Selenium
2 9 (10.11%) HP UFT
3 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.62%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.37%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 20 (22.47%) Retail
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) XML
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) JSON
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.37%) Fintech
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.25%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) DataPower
4 1 (1.12%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Unix
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Test Scripting
2 19 (21.35%) E-Commerce
3 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.73%) Functional Testing
5 13 (14.61%) Performance Testing
6 12 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
8 10 (11.24%) ERP
8 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing
8 10 (11.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (10.11%) Scrum
10 8 (8.99%) BDD
10 8 (8.99%) Migration
10 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.87%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Software Testing
11 7 (7.87%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) Java
2 12 (13.48%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) COBOL
4 3 (3.37%) JCL
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) ISEB
1 10 (11.24%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) SDET
2 1 (1.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Tivoli
1 9 (10.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.49%) Ganglia
3 4 (4.49%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
2 14 (15.73%) SAP
3 10 (11.24%) IBM
4 4 (4.49%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.37%) VMware
6 2 (2.25%) Baan
6 2 (2.25%) Infor
6 2 (2.25%) Informatica
6 2 (2.25%) Pega
6 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) HP