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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 57 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 40 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.50% 1.88% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.95% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
Average daily rate £300 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £251 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -67.72%
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
1541 1692 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.37% 96.52% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 957 741
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 92 155
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire - 13 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 10 £293 +2.63% 2
Derbyshire +12 7 £400 +50.94% 1
Northamptonshire +6 7 £375 +17.18%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Test Scripting
3 22 (26.19%) Retail
4 20 (23.81%) Oracle
4 20 (23.81%) SDLC
5 19 (22.62%) SQL
5 19 (22.62%) Manual Testing
6 17 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (20.24%) Regression Testing
6 17 (20.24%) Waterfall
7 14 (16.67%) Finance
7 14 (16.67%) QA
8 12 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
9 11 (13.10%) SAP
10 10 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (10.71%) System Testing
12 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
12 8 (9.52%) ERP
12 8 (9.52%) ISEB
12 8 (9.52%) HP
12 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
13 7 (8.33%) Smart Meter
13 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.33%) .NET
13 7 (8.33%) Unix
13 7 (8.33%) Web Testing
14 6 (7.14%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.76%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.76%) SAP WM
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.19%) Retail-J
4 1 (1.19%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) Selenium
3 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.19%) Capybara
6 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) MSTest
6 1 (1.19%) NUnit
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Toad
6 1 (1.19%) VersionOne
General
1 22 (26.19%) Retail
2 14 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Billing
4 3 (3.57%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.38%) SOAP
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) HTML5
3 1 (1.19%) jQuery
3 1 (1.19%) RESTful
3 1 (1.19%) WSDL
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Unix
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Test Scripting
3 20 (23.81%) SDLC
4 19 (22.62%) Manual Testing
5 17 (20.24%) Regression Testing
5 17 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (20.24%) Waterfall
6 12 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
8 9 (10.71%) System Testing
9 8 (9.52%) ERP
9 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Web Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Migration
11 6 (7.14%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.76%) Test Planning
12 4 (4.76%) User Stories
13 3 (3.57%) BDD
13 3 (3.57%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ISEB
2 6 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) SAP
3 8 (9.52%) HP
4 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.14%) Kronos
6 1 (1.19%) EMC
6 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
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