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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 64 97 66
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 1.36% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.46% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 45
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£290 £306 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £176 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-19.98% -20.95%
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
2433 2123 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.11% 93.07% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1139 1182
Average daily rate £385 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 242 225
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 +23 45 £290 +7.90% 3
Suffolk 0 7 £260 -42.28% 4
Essex 0 5 £300 +23.71% 3
Hertfordshire +3 4 £220 +10.00% 2
Bedfordshire -10 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Norfolk - 1 £288 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) .NET
2 42 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (31.73%) Test Scripting
4 32 (30.77%) QA
5 31 (29.81%) Oracle
6 28 (26.92%) Software Testing
7 25 (24.04%) SQL
8 24 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 23 (22.12%) C#
10 20 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (19.23%) Oracle Database
11 19 (18.27%) E-Commerce
12 18 (17.31%) SpecFlow
13 17 (16.35%) ISEB
14 16 (15.38%) Selenium
14 16 (15.38%) Finance
15 15 (14.42%) BDD
16 14 (13.46%) Visual Studio
17 13 (12.50%) WebDriver
18 12 (11.54%) HP
18 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
19 11 (10.58%) SAP
20 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
20 10 (9.62%) CRM
20 10 (9.62%) Windows
20 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
20 10 (9.62%) Ruby
20 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
21 9 (8.65%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (6.73%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.96%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.92%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.96%) Summit
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.88%) VLAN
3 3 (2.88%) IPsec
3 3 (2.88%) VPN
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.96%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) SpecFlow
2 16 (15.38%) Selenium
3 14 (13.46%) Visual Studio
4 13 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (7.69%) JIRA
6 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.88%) MSTest
7 3 (2.88%) Calabash
7 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.92%) Xcode
8 2 (1.92%) Grunt
8 2 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.92%) Bower
9 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.96%) Appium
9 1 (0.96%) TestLink
9 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.96%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.38%) .NET
2 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.81%) HTML
4 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.92%) XML
5 2 (1.92%) CSS
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.92%) JRuby
6 1 (0.96%) HTML5
6 1 (0.96%) WCF
6 1 (0.96%) WPF
6 1 (0.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.96%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.92%) PKI
2 2 (1.92%) SWIFT
2 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) UNIX
3 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.88%) Solaris
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (31.73%) Test Scripting
4 28 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 24 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 19 (18.27%) E-Commerce
7 15 (14.42%) BDD
8 10 (9.62%) CRM
8 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
9 9 (8.65%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.69%) ETL
10 8 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Campaign Management
12 6 (5.77%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.77%) Test Planning
12 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.81%) Automation Testing
13 5 (4.81%) Migration
14 4 (3.85%) Scrum
14 4 (3.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 23 (22.12%) C#
3 10 (9.62%) Ruby
4 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.85%) Java
6 3 (2.88%) VB
6 3 (2.88%) VBA
7 2 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) ISEB
2 8 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.77%) QA
2 8 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Nmap
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (29.81%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) HP
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.58%) SAP
4 7 (6.73%) Neolane
4 7 (6.73%) Unica
4 7 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.73%) IBM
5 3 (2.88%) Splunk
5 3 (2.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) Perforce
7 1 (0.96%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.96%) BMC
7 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.96%) Siebel
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