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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 99 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 1.62% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.73% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 16
Average daily rate
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£319 £294 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £354 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +19.07%
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
2840 2895 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.60% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1735 1104
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 227 217
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Hertfordshire +8 15 £325 -11.86% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £275 +2.80% 4
Essex -2 7 £345 +49.18%
Suffolk +3 6 £400 +40.35% 1
East Anglia +3 1 - -
Bedfordshire 0 1 £150 -53.84% 1
Norfolk - 1 £300 - 5
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.41%) SQL
3 21 (24.71%) .NET
4 20 (23.53%) HP
5 19 (22.35%) QA
5 19 (22.35%) Manual Testing
6 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
6 18 (21.18%) LoadRunner
7 17 (20.00%) ISEB
7 17 (20.00%) XML
7 17 (20.00%) Selenium
8 16 (18.82%) Performance Testing
8 16 (18.82%) SOAP
8 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
9 15 (17.65%) JIRA
9 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 15 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (16.47%) SoapUI
10 14 (16.47%) C#
11 13 (15.29%) Software Testing
12 12 (14.12%) Finance
12 12 (14.12%) Java
12 12 (14.12%) Web Services
12 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
13 11 (12.94%) Retail
14 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
14 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
15 9 (10.59%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (7.06%) MQSeries
1 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Maximo
1 2 (2.35%) Summit
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) ATM
1 1 (1.18%) SAN
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.06%) DB2
1 6 (7.06%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.18%) MS Access
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) LoadRunner
2 17 (20.00%) Selenium
3 15 (17.65%) JIRA
4 14 (16.47%) SoapUI
5 9 (10.59%) HP UFT
6 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.24%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.88%) Maven
8 5 (5.88%) Ant
8 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.71%) NUnit
9 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.35%) Hudson
10 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.18%) JUnit
11 1 (1.18%) Subversion
11 1 (1.18%) JMeter
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) .NET
2 17 (20.00%) XML
3 16 (18.82%) SOAP
4 12 (14.12%) Web Services
5 7 (8.24%) HTML
6 6 (7.06%) Flash
6 6 (7.06%) J2EE
7 2 (2.35%) WSDL
8 1 (1.18%) cXML
8 1 (1.18%) Java SE
8 1 (1.18%) WCF
8 1 (1.18%) RESTful
8 1 (1.18%) REST
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.18%) CSS
8 1 (1.18%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.53%) EFT
3 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) W3C
4 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) UNIX
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Manual Testing
3 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
4 16 (18.82%) Performance Testing
4 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
5 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 15 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (15.29%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
9 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.24%) System Testing
10 7 (8.24%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (7.06%) TDD
12 5 (5.88%) Test Planning
12 5 (5.88%) SDLC
12 5 (5.88%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.88%) Automation Testing
13 4 (4.71%) BDD
13 4 (4.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) C#
3 12 (14.12%) Java
4 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.71%) Groovy
6 1 (1.18%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) ISEB
2 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) HP
2 8 (9.41%) IBM
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.35%) Cerner
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) webMethods
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Ariba
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