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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 98 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.60% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.67% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 32
Median daily rate £294 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £246 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-54.77% -5.03%
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
2373 2689 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.15% 95.46% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1517 1566
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -3 12 £250 -29.82%
Hertfordshire +8 8 £425 +44.06% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £294 - 4
Suffolk -7 3 - - 8
Bedfordshire 0 1 £310 - 2
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 25 (35.21%) Test Scripting
3 23 (32.39%) ISEB
3 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (30.99%) ISTQB
5 18 (25.35%) Manual Testing
6 16 (22.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (22.54%) Finance
7 15 (21.13%) Functional Testing
8 13 (18.31%) Integration Testing
9 11 (15.49%) Selenium
9 11 (15.49%) Defect Management
10 10 (14.08%) Retail
10 10 (14.08%) Java
10 10 (14.08%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (14.08%) QA
11 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
11 9 (12.68%) SDLC
11 9 (12.68%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
11 9 (12.68%) ETL
11 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.68%) Scrum
12 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.27%) HP UFT
12 8 (11.27%) .NET
13 7 (9.86%) Oracle
13 7 (9.86%) C#
13 7 (9.86%) HTML
13 7 (9.86%) HP

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 1 (1.41%) IIS
1 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.82%) Maximo
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) Lawson
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.41%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) FTP
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.41%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Selenium
2 8 (11.27%) HP UFT
3 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.04%) Bugzilla
4 5 (7.04%) FogBugz
5 4 (5.63%) JIRA
5 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.63%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.23%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.82%) JMeter
7 2 (2.82%) JUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Maven
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.41%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 7 (9.86%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Retail Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 2 (2.82%) Automotive
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) HTML
3 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.45%) Web Services
3 6 (8.45%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.63%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.82%) HTML5
5 2 (2.82%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) Flash
6 1 (1.41%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) JSON
6 1 (1.41%) LINQ
6 1 (1.41%) REST
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) Swagger
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.82%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Test Scripting
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) Manual Testing
4 16 (22.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (21.13%) Functional Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Integration Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Defect Management
8 10 (14.08%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Automation Testing
9 9 (12.68%) ETL
9 9 (12.68%) Scrum
9 9 (12.68%) SDLC
9 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Web Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Migration
13 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) ISEB
2 22 (30.99%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) HP
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) BMC
5 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.41%) Pega
5 1 (1.41%) Remedy
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago