The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 4 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 58 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 70 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.76% 1.47% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.58% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 43
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£290 £283 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £94.53 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.23% +186.44%
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
2401 2467 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.56% 93.13% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1367 1129
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 216 229
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +28 41 £290 +7.90% 2
Suffolk +6 10 £308 -5.38% 5
Essex +7 6 £250 +5.26% 3
Bedfordshire -8 5 £375 +27.11% 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £260 +8.33% 2
Norfolk - 1 £288 - 2
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (41.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 44 (40.00%) .NET
4 34 (30.91%) QA
5 32 (29.09%) Test Scripting
5 32 (29.09%) Manual Testing
6 29 (26.36%) Oracle
6 29 (26.36%) Software Testing
7 27 (24.55%) C#
8 26 (23.64%) SQL
9 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
10 21 (19.09%) Selenium
11 20 (18.18%) SpecFlow
11 20 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 19 (17.27%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (17.27%) BDD
13 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database
14 17 (15.45%) WebDriver
15 16 (14.55%) Finance
16 15 (13.64%) ISEB
17 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
18 11 (10.00%) HP
18 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
19 10 (9.09%) Windows
19 10 (9.09%) Ruby
19 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
19 10 (9.09%) Test Strategy
20 9 (8.18%) JIRA
20 9 (8.18%) SAP
20 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (4.55%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.91%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.73%) Summit
2 2 (1.82%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.82%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Internet
2 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) VPN
3 3 (2.73%) LAN
3 3 (2.73%) VLAN
3 3 (2.73%) IPsec
4 1 (0.91%) ATM
4 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Selenium
2 20 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 20 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 17 (15.45%) WebDriver
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
4 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.55%) Calabash
7 3 (2.73%) Appium
7 3 (2.73%) MSTest
8 2 (1.82%) Xcode
8 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.82%) TestNG
8 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.82%) Robotium
8 2 (1.82%) Grunt
8 2 (1.82%) TestLink
8 2 (1.82%) Bower
8 2 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Marketing
2 5 (4.55%) Banking
2 5 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) XML
5 2 (1.82%) JRuby
6 1 (0.91%) HTML5
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.91%) WCF
6 1 (0.91%) WPF
6 1 (0.91%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Open Source
1 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.82%) PKI
2 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
3 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.91%) AS400
3 1 (0.91%) EPoS
3 1 (0.91%) EMV
3 1 (0.91%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) UNIX
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.73%) Solaris
4 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (41.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (29.09%) Test Scripting
3 32 (29.09%) Manual Testing
4 29 (26.36%) Software Testing
5 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
6 19 (17.27%) BDD
7 10 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.27%) CRM
9 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.36%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.45%) ETL
11 6 (5.45%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.55%) Campaign Management
12 5 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.64%) Migration
13 4 (3.64%) Performance Testing
13 4 (3.64%) Web Testing
13 4 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) C#
2 26 (23.64%) SQL
3 10 (9.09%) Ruby
4 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.64%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) Python
6 3 (2.73%) VB
6 3 (2.73%) VBA
7 2 (1.82%) Jython
7 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) ISEB
2 7 (6.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.91%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Firmware
2 1 (0.91%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Oracle
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.00%) HP
4 9 (8.18%) SAP
5 5 (4.55%) Neolane
5 5 (4.55%) Unica
5 5 (4.55%) IBM
5 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.55%) VMware
6 3 (2.73%) Splunk
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco
7 2 (1.82%) Perforce
8 1 (0.91%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.91%) Siebel
8 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.91%) BMC
8 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.91%) Agilent
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