The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 92 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 52 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 1.11% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.19% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 30
Average daily rate £308 £310 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £283 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.16 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.27% -34.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.16 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £15.16 £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Analyst
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +2 14 £333 +1.52% 2
Bedfordshire -7 11 £283 -5.83%
Cambridgeshire -5 9 £260 -17.46% 1
Essex -21 7 £425 +41.66% 1
Hertfordshire -10 5 £283 -1.73% 2
Norfolk - 4 £275 - 2
East Anglia -6 1 £325 - 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (31.03%) Test Scripting
2 25 (28.74%) QA
3 23 (26.44%) Finance
4 22 (25.29%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (24.14%) SQL
6 19 (21.84%) ISEB
7 17 (19.54%) HP
7 17 (19.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (18.39%) Software Testing
9 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
9 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Manual Testing
10 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.64%) Oracle
11 10 (11.49%) .NET
12 9 (10.34%) Selenium
12 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
13 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
14 7 (8.05%) Regression Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
14 7 (8.05%) ETL
14 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (8.05%) Migration
14 7 (8.05%) Test Strategy
15 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
15 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
15 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
15 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
15 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.30%) Maximo
3 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Retail-J
3 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) IPsec
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
2 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.15%) GSM
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) TETRA
2 1 (1.15%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.15%) VLAN
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Selenium
1 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.75%) JIRA
3 5 (5.75%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.45%) JUnit
5 3 (3.45%) NUnit
5 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.45%) RSpec
5 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.45%) MSTest
6 2 (2.30%) JMeter
6 2 (2.30%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.15%) WatiN
7 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.15%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.15%) Calabash
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Back Office
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
2 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) MDX
3 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.30%) SOAP
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) EPoS
3 2 (2.30%) AS400
3 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) EFT
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) Physics
4 1 (1.15%) Wiki
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
1 3 (3.45%) Android
1 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Test Scripting
2 17 (19.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (18.39%) Software Testing
4 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
4 13 (14.94%) Manual Testing
5 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.05%) Regression Testing
6 7 (8.05%) ETL
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.05%) Migration
6 7 (8.05%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.75%) BDD
9 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Automation Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Web Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Test Management
9 4 (4.60%) Release Management
9 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) C#
3 2 (2.30%) Python
3 2 (2.30%) Java
3 2 (2.30%) VBA
4 1 (1.15%) Tcl
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) ISEB
2 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) HP
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Cerner
6 1 (1.15%) Sybase
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos
6 1 (1.15%) Netezza
6 1 (1.15%) Splunk
6 1 (1.15%) TSYS
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £8.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago