The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 88 114 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.13% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.18% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 27
Median daily rate £300 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £249 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +33.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
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
2402 2954 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.43% 95.01% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1800 1616
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 237 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.08 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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 Test Analyst across the East of England region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Test Analyst across the East of England region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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 Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Essex +13 17 £255 -28.42%
Cambridgeshire +24 8 £325 +13.04% 1
Hertfordshire +14 8 £300 +4.34% 2
Suffolk -4 4 £325 -13.39% 3
Bedfordshire +7 3 £325 +116.66% 2
Norfolk 0 1 £123 -54.41% 3
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 of England region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (35.06%) SQL
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) Finance
4 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Regression Testing
5 18 (23.38%) ISEB
6 17 (22.08%) Test Scripting
7 16 (20.78%) ISTQB
7 16 (20.78%) Functional Testing
8 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 13 (16.88%) Integration Testing
9 13 (16.88%) Retail
10 12 (15.58%) Selenium
11 11 (14.29%) QA
12 10 (12.99%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.99%) Oracle
13 9 (11.69%) C#
13 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.69%) Migration
13 9 (11.69%) Banking
13 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Test Planning
13 9 (11.69%) Release Management
13 9 (11.69%) Test Management
14 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
14 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.39%) Retail Banking
15 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.09%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Maximo
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) Lawson
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.30%) Essbase
5 1 (1.30%) MS Access
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Selenium
2 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.49%) HP UFT
3 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.19%) TestDirector
5 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) JMeter
6 2 (2.60%) MSTest
6 2 (2.60%) NUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.30%) Maven
7 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Retail
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Automotive
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Games
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.49%) XML
3 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.60%) HTML5
4 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.60%) WCF
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) Ajax
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) LINQ
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.60%) iPad
2 2 (2.60%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) AIX
3 2 (2.60%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (23.38%) Regression Testing
4 17 (22.08%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.78%) Functional Testing
6 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 13 (16.88%) Integration Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Migration
9 9 (11.69%) Release Management
9 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Test Management
9 9 (11.69%) Test Planning
10 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Scrum
12 6 (7.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) C#
3 7 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) Ada
5 1 (1.30%) COBOL
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) ISEB
2 16 (20.78%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Control-M
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.60%) Dell
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.30%) Infor
7 1 (1.30%) Pega
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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