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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 102 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 2.14% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.33% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 28
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£306 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £231 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £12.80 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £28.26 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-19.98% +79.49%
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
2770 2657 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.75% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1523 1093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Essex -7 13 £350 +24.44% 2
Suffolk +11 8 £400 +17.64% 3
Hertfordshire -16 7 £288 +33.72% 3
East Anglia +5 3 - -
Norfolk 0 2 £269 -4.44%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £150 -52.38% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £288 -4.16% 4
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (28.72%) .NET
4 25 (26.60%) SQL
4 25 (26.60%) Manual Testing
5 24 (25.53%) QA
6 22 (23.40%) Selenium
6 22 (23.40%) C#
7 21 (22.34%) E-Commerce
8 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
8 20 (21.28%) Test Scripting
9 17 (18.09%) HP
10 15 (15.96%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (15.96%) WebDriver
10 15 (15.96%) SpecFlow
11 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
11 14 (14.89%) Finance
12 13 (13.83%) BDD
13 11 (11.70%) Retail
13 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.70%) ISEB
13 11 (11.70%) LoadRunner
13 11 (11.70%) SOAP
14 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
15 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
15 9 (9.57%) UNIX
15 9 (9.57%) Banking
15 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
15 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
15 9 (9.57%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Summit
2 2 (2.13%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.13%) SAP PP
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.06%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Selenium
2 15 (15.96%) WebDriver
2 15 (15.96%) SpecFlow
3 11 (11.70%) LoadRunner
4 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.57%) JIRA
6 8 (8.51%) HP UFT
7 7 (7.45%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.26%) Calabash
9 4 (4.26%) Appium
9 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.19%) TestNG
10 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.13%) Hudson
11 2 (2.13%) NUnit
11 2 (2.13%) TestLink
11 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 9 (9.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Automotive
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) SOAP
3 7 (7.45%) XML
4 5 (5.32%) Web Services
4 5 (5.32%) HTML
5 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.19%) Flash
5 3 (3.19%) J2EE
6 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.06%) CSS
6 1 (1.06%) WSH
6 1 (1.06%) cXML
6 1 (1.06%) Java SE
6 1 (1.06%) WCF
6 1 (1.06%) WPF
6 1 (1.06%) RESTful
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.26%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.26%) EFT
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) AS400
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.06%) EPoS
5 1 (1.06%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) UNIX
2 7 (7.45%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.06%) Debian
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (26.60%) Manual Testing
4 21 (22.34%) E-Commerce
5 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
5 20 (21.28%) Test Scripting
6 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
7 13 (13.83%) BDD
8 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.57%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.51%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Test Planning
11 5 (5.32%) TDD
12 4 (4.26%) Validation
12 4 (4.26%) Web Testing
12 4 (4.26%) System Testing
12 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 22 (23.40%) C#
3 8 (8.51%) Java
4 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) VBScript
6 1 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) ISEB
2 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.53%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Firmware
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.06%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Iperf
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) HP
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) Cerner
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Agilent
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) webMethods
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) Ariba
7 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
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