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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 58 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.18% 1.95% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.03% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 23
Median daily rate £300 £310 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
1500 1574 1425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.28% 95.74% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 907 698
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 84 152
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £288 +4.54% 1
Leicestershire +7 8 £300 +33.33% 2
Derbyshire +18 7 £400 +71.12%
Northamptonshire -4 6 £400 +21.12% 2
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 21 (25.93%) Retail
3 21 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 19 (23.46%) SDLC
5 18 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 18 (22.22%) Oracle
6 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 17 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Finance
8 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
9 12 (14.81%) QA
10 11 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (13.58%) SAP
10 11 (13.58%) HP
11 10 (12.35%) Software Testing
12 9 (11.11%) ERP
13 8 (9.88%) ISEB
13 8 (9.88%) Migration
13 8 (9.88%) ISTQB
13 8 (9.88%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (8.64%) Smart Meter
14 7 (8.64%) .NET
15 6 (7.41%) System Testing
15 6 (7.41%) Web Testing
15 6 (7.41%) Kronos
15 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
16 5 (6.17%) Functional Testing

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 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.94%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.94%) SAP WM
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.23%) Retail-J
4 1 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.23%) MSTest
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (25.93%) Retail
2 14 (17.28%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 21 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 19 (23.46%) SDLC
5 18 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 17 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
9 10 (12.35%) Software Testing
10 9 (11.11%) ERP
11 8 (9.88%) Migration
12 6 (7.41%) System Testing
12 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
12 6 (7.41%) Web Testing
13 5 (6.17%) Functional Testing
14 4 (4.94%) Integration Testing
14 4 (4.94%) Test Management
14 4 (4.94%) Test Planning
14 4 (4.94%) User Stories
15 3 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.94%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) ISEB
1 8 (9.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) HP
2 11 (13.58%) SAP
3 6 (7.41%) Kronos
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) EMC
5 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.23%) VMware