The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 122 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.088% 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
Software 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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2473 2762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.31% 94.79% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1424 1761
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 257 192
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the East of England region.

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the East of England region.

Software Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Suffolk 0 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Software 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 of England region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft