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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 86 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 43 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.74% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.88% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 22
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£300 £295 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £28.83 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.48% +260.13%
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
2570 2820 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.22% 92.64% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1576 1035
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 207 256
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +8 13 £300 +7.14% 2
Essex +4 11 £260 -50.47% 2
Hertfordshire +3 6 £298 +23.95% 3
Suffolk -6 5 £340 +2.25% 2
Bedfordshire -7 5 - -
East Anglia +9 3 £290 -10.76%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (43.36%) .NET
3 38 (33.63%) C#
3 38 (33.63%) QA
4 37 (32.74%) Manual Testing
5 36 (31.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (26.55%) Software Testing
6 30 (26.55%) E-Commerce
7 28 (24.78%) SpecFlow
8 27 (23.89%) Test Scripting
9 25 (22.12%) SQL
9 25 (22.12%) Selenium
10 24 (21.24%) BDD
11 22 (19.47%) Oracle
11 22 (19.47%) WebDriver
12 20 (17.70%) Visual Studio
13 19 (16.81%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
15 15 (13.27%) Finance
16 14 (12.39%) ISEB
17 13 (11.50%) ISTQB
17 13 (11.50%) Oracle Database
18 12 (10.62%) HP
19 10 (8.85%) Ruby
19 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
20 9 (7.96%) JIRA
20 9 (7.96%) Performance Testing
20 9 (7.96%) QuickTest Pro
21 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
21 8 (7.08%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (3.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Summit
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.77%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.77%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) IPsec
2 3 (2.65%) VLAN
2 3 (2.65%) VPN
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
3 2 (1.77%) ATM
4 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) SpecFlow
2 25 (22.12%) Selenium
3 22 (19.47%) WebDriver
4 20 (17.70%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (7.96%) JIRA
6 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.31%) Calabash
9 5 (4.42%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.54%) Appium
11 3 (2.65%) TestNG
12 2 (1.77%) Hudson
12 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.77%) Xcode
12 2 (1.77%) TestLink
12 2 (1.77%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.77%) Robotium
12 2 (1.77%) Grunt
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
2 6 (5.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Legal
3 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.36%) .NET
2 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.31%) SOAP
4 4 (3.54%) HTML
4 4 (3.54%) XML
5 2 (1.77%) Web Services
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.77%) JRuby
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.88%) Java SE
6 1 (0.88%) WCF
6 1 (0.88%) WPF
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.54%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.65%) Open Source
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.77%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) EMV
5 1 (0.88%) EFT
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) UNIX
1 8 (7.08%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
3 4 (3.54%) Solaris
3 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.74%) Manual Testing
3 36 (31.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (26.55%) Software Testing
4 30 (26.55%) E-Commerce
5 27 (23.89%) Test Scripting
6 24 (21.24%) BDD
7 9 (7.96%) Performance Testing
8 7 (6.19%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.31%) Automation Testing
9 6 (5.31%) TDD
10 5 (4.42%) Release Management
11 4 (3.54%) Web Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Regression Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Test Planning
11 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.54%) Coaching
11 4 (3.54%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) C#
2 25 (22.12%) SQL
3 10 (8.85%) Ruby
4 5 (4.42%) Java
5 4 (3.54%) VB
6 3 (2.65%) Python
6 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.77%) Jython
7 2 (1.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) ISEB
2 13 (11.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.65%) Degree
4 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Iperf
2 1 (0.88%) Nessus
2 1 (0.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Oracle
2 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) HP
4 5 (4.42%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) SAP
6 3 (2.65%) Cisco
6 3 (2.65%) Splunk
7 2 (1.77%) Perforce
8 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.88%) Siebel
8 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.88%) Agilent
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