The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 49 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.86% 1.31% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 1.41% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 18
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£240 £288 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% +5.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1356 1351 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.43% 93.04% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 674 640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 100 115
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 15 £225 -25.61% 5
Derbyshire +6 8 £338 +39.17% 1
Leicestershire -1 8 £225 -30.76% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 5 £230 -16.36% 1
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (32.14%) ISEB
2 26 (30.95%) SQL
3 25 (29.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 20 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 19 (22.62%) UNIX
6 18 (21.43%) ISTQB
7 17 (20.24%) Linux
8 15 (17.86%) Oracle
8 15 (17.86%) Selenium
9 14 (16.67%) SAP
9 14 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (15.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (15.48%) Integration Testing
11 12 (14.29%) HP
11 12 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 11 (13.10%) MS Office
12 11 (13.10%) Windows
12 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
12 11 (13.10%) QA
13 10 (11.90%) Scrum
13 10 (11.90%) Retail
13 10 (11.90%) ISO 9001
13 10 (11.90%) Test Management
14 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
15 8 (9.52%) TickIT
15 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
16 7 (8.33%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Office
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP SD
1 3 (3.57%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.19%) BASE24
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) PBX
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
1 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.38%) DVB
1 2 (2.38%) VLAN
1 2 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Selenium
2 12 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.14%) JIRA
4 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.76%) Sahi
5 4 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.38%) Toad
6 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.19%) MSTest
7 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.19%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.19%) JUnit
7 1 (1.19%) Maven
7 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.19%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (11.90%) Retail
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) J2EE
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) SOAP
2 1 (1.19%) MDX
2 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.14%) Open Source
2 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) MPEG
3 2 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.38%) STB
3 2 (2.38%) IPTV
3 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) iPhone
4 1 (1.19%) DTV
4 1 (1.19%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) UNIX
2 17 (20.24%) Linux
3 11 (13.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 20 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 14 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.48%) Integration Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Test Management
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.14%) BDD
10 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.95%) V-Model
10 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
11 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.76%) CRM
11 4 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) Perl
4 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) Tcl
4 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) ISEB
2 18 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 10 (11.90%) ISO 9001
3 8 (9.52%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 14 (16.67%) SAP
4 12 (14.29%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) JDA
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) RedPrairie
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