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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 85 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 56 41 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.69% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.80% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 45
Average daily rate
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£290 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £302
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +103.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.06 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-55.95% +46.47%
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
2663 2274 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.77% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1216 1374
Average daily rate £380 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
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 177 273 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +4 27 £290 -17.14% 2
Essex -4 10 £325 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire -14 8 £311 +20.87% 1
Suffolk +2 6 £245 -24.61% 2
Hertfordshire -3 3 £254 -25.64% 2
Norfolk +9 1 £288 -8.73% 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (37.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.64%) Test Scripting
4 32 (31.68%) SQL
5 29 (28.71%) .NET
6 26 (25.74%) Oracle
6 26 (25.74%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (22.77%) ISEB
8 21 (20.79%) QA
9 20 (19.80%) Software Testing
10 19 (18.81%) Finance
11 18 (17.82%) HP
11 18 (17.82%) Manual Testing
12 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
14 13 (12.87%) Test Strategy
14 13 (12.87%) ETL
15 12 (11.88%) C#
15 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
16 11 (10.89%) Migration
16 11 (10.89%) CRM
16 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
16 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
17 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
17 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
17 10 (9.90%) Regression Testing
18 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
19 8 (7.92%) Windows
19 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
19 8 (7.92%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (6.93%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.99%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) LAN
2 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.95%) VPN
2 5 (4.95%) IPsec
2 5 (4.95%) VLAN
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
1 8 (7.92%) Cucumber
1 8 (7.92%) SpecFlow
2 7 (6.93%) Selenium
3 6 (5.94%) JIRA
3 6 (5.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.97%) MSTest
4 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.98%) Xcode
5 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.98%) Calabash
5 2 (1.98%) Grunt
5 2 (1.98%) Bower
5 2 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.96%) HTML
3 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.98%) XML
4 2 (1.98%) CSS
4 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.98%) JRuby
5 1 (0.99%) SOAP
5 1 (0.99%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) PKI
1 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) UNIX
2 5 (4.95%) Solaris
3 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.64%) Test Scripting
4 20 (19.80%) Software Testing
5 18 (17.82%) Manual Testing
6 13 (12.87%) Test Strategy
6 13 (12.87%) ETL
7 11 (10.89%) Migration
7 11 (10.89%) CRM
7 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
8 10 (9.90%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.92%) BDD
10 7 (6.93%) Campaign Management
11 6 (5.94%) Scrum
11 6 (5.94%) Network Management
12 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.95%) Test Management
12 5 (4.95%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) C#
3 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.96%) Ruby
4 4 (3.96%) Python
4 4 (3.96%) Java
5 3 (2.97%) VB
5 3 (2.97%) VBA
6 2 (1.98%) Jython
6 2 (1.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) ISEB
2 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 26 (25.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Oracle
2 18 (17.82%) HP
3 8 (7.92%) SAP
4 7 (6.93%) Neolane
4 7 (6.93%) IBM
4 7 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.93%) Unica
5 5 (4.95%) Splunk
5 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco
5 5 (4.95%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Perforce
6 2 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.99%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel
7 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) FatWire
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