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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 101 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 39 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.07% 1.65% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.72% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 35
Median daily rate £313 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £383 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

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
1965 2268 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.43% 96.10% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1355 1427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 190 236
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.08 £50.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -6 10 £413 +13.79% 9
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £275 +4.76% 1
Essex -8 4 £313 +13.63%
Suffolk - 1 £275 - 2
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) Finance
3 24 (37.50%) Selenium
4 23 (35.94%) QA
4 23 (35.94%) Automation Testing
5 22 (34.38%) Cucumber
5 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
6 21 (32.81%) Java
7 20 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 18 (28.13%) Regression Testing
8 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 16 (25.00%) Appium
9 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 16 (25.00%) TDD
10 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
11 14 (21.88%) BDD
11 14 (21.88%) ISEB
12 12 (18.75%) Eclipse
12 12 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (18.75%) Manual Testing
12 12 (18.75%) JBehave
13 10 (15.63%) Test Strategy
13 10 (15.63%) Gherkin
13 10 (15.63%) Scrum
14 9 (14.06%) Back Office
15 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
15 8 (12.50%) Degree
15 8 (12.50%) Ruby
15 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (12.50%) Defect Management

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 2 (3.13%) Confluence
1 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.13%) Maximo
3 1 (1.56%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Selenium
2 22 (34.38%) Cucumber
3 20 (31.25%) WebDriver
4 16 (25.00%) Appium
5 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
6 12 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 12 (18.75%) JBehave
7 6 (9.38%) JIRA
8 5 (7.81%) JUnit
9 4 (6.25%) Calabash
9 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.69%) JMeter
11 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
11 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.13%) Maven
11 2 (3.13%) TestComplete
12 1 (1.56%) NUnit
12 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Back Office
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.69%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) Spring
3 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
3 2 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) AIX
1 3 (4.69%) Solaris
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Automation Testing
3 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 18 (28.13%) Regression Testing
4 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (25.00%) TDD
6 14 (21.88%) BDD
7 12 (18.75%) Manual Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Scrum
8 10 (15.63%) Test Strategy
9 8 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Validation
11 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.38%) SDLC
11 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) Ruby
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) ISEB
2 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.94%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) HL7
2 3 (4.69%) SDET
3 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Control-M
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.69%) Dell
3 3 (4.69%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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