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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 95 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.38% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.46% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 24
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£288 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £188 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +61.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.92% -10.46%
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
2911 2256 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.57% 94.00% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 1115 1457
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 216 331
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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
Hertfordshire -4 12 £369 +63.88% 3
Bedfordshire -6 11 £325 - 5
Suffolk -1 10 £285 +3.63% 1
Essex -4 5 £231 -21.94%
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £268 -17.05% 1
Norfolk - - - - 3
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (39.64%) SQL
2 36 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 35 (31.53%) Finance
4 33 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (27.03%) ISEB
6 28 (25.23%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (24.32%) HP
8 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
9 21 (18.92%) Manual Testing
10 20 (18.02%) ISTQB
11 19 (17.12%) Migration
12 18 (16.22%) QA
13 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
14 16 (14.41%) ETL
15 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (11.71%) Oracle
17 12 (10.81%) Integration Testing
18 11 (9.91%) Test Management
18 11 (9.91%) Test Strategy
18 11 (9.91%) .NET
19 10 (9.01%) Regression Testing
19 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
20 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
20 9 (8.11%) Banking
20 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
21 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
21 8 (7.21%) JIRA
21 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
22 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (1.80%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.90%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Maximo
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.90%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) IPsec
2 3 (2.70%) VLAN
2 3 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.90%) GSM
4 1 (0.90%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.90%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) JIRA
2 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.31%) Selenium
3 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.80%) JMeter
5 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.90%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.90%) QADirector
6 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.90%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (31.53%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) XML
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) MDX
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.90%) SOAP
4 1 (0.90%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.70%) PKI
3 2 (1.80%) Firmware
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Life Science
4 1 (0.90%) Wiki
4 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) AS400
4 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.90%) Physics
4 1 (0.90%) EPoS
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Solaris
2 3 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Test Scripting
2 33 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (18.92%) Manual Testing
4 19 (17.12%) Migration
5 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
6 16 (14.41%) ETL
7 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.81%) Integration Testing
9 11 (9.91%) Test Management
9 11 (9.91%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.01%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.31%) Scrum
12 7 (6.31%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (4.50%) User Stories
14 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
15 4 (3.60%) Network Management
15 4 (3.60%) Stress Testing
15 4 (3.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.64%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) Java
3 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (1.80%) VBA
4 2 (1.80%) C#
4 2 (1.80%) C++
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) ISEB
2 20 (18.02%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (0.90%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.90%) CISM
7 1 (0.90%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.22%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (25.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.90%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) HP
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) IBM
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.50%) VMware
5 4 (3.60%) SAP
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) Splunk
6 3 (2.70%) FatWire
7 2 (1.80%) Neolane
7 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.80%) Unica
7 2 (1.80%) TSYS
7 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos
8 1 (0.90%) Siebel
8 1 (0.90%) Progress
8 1 (0.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.90%) Cerner
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