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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 107 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 38 65 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 2.14% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.31% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 22
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£325 £295 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.83 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.56% -6.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.57 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.77 £34.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
2906 2808 2245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.35% 92.55% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 1649 1129
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 226 242
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Essex -5 12 £356 +35.71% 2
Suffolk +6 9 £375 +28.84% 2
Hertfordshire -17 9 £325 -13.33%
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £288 -4.16% 1
East Anglia +1 2 - -
Norfolk -1 2 £269 -6.52% 1
Bedfordshire -3 1 £150 -36.84%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) SQL
3 23 (26.74%) .NET
3 23 (26.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (26.74%) Manual Testing
4 19 (22.09%) QA
4 19 (22.09%) Selenium
5 18 (20.93%) Test Scripting
6 17 (19.77%) C#
6 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
7 15 (17.44%) HP
7 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
7 15 (17.44%) Software Testing
8 12 (13.95%) Finance
8 12 (13.95%) ISEB
8 12 (13.95%) SOAP
9 11 (12.79%) LoadRunner
9 11 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
10 10 (11.63%) SpecFlow
10 10 (11.63%) JIRA
11 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
11 9 (10.47%) Retail
11 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
11 9 (10.47%) Java
11 9 (10.47%) BDD
11 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
12 8 (9.30%) SoapUI
12 8 (9.30%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Summit
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.16%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.16%) ATM
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (3.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.16%) MS Access
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Selenium
2 11 (12.79%) LoadRunner
3 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
3 10 (11.63%) SpecFlow
4 8 (9.30%) SoapUI
4 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.14%) HP UFT
6 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.49%) NUnit
8 3 (3.49%) TestNG
8 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.49%) Calabash
8 3 (3.49%) Appium
9 2 (2.33%) Robotium
9 2 (2.33%) Hudson
10 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) SOAP
3 8 (9.30%) XML
4 6 (6.98%) Web Services
5 4 (4.65%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) J2EE
6 3 (3.49%) Flash
7 1 (1.16%) WSH
7 1 (1.16%) cXML
7 1 (1.16%) Java SE
7 1 (1.16%) WCF
7 1 (1.16%) RESTful
7 1 (1.16%) REST
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.65%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.65%) EFT
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) EMV
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.16%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) UNIX
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Debian
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (26.74%) Manual Testing
3 18 (20.93%) Test Scripting
4 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
5 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
5 15 (17.44%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.47%) BDD
7 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Test Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Automation Testing
9 5 (5.81%) TDD
9 5 (5.81%) Web Testing
10 4 (4.65%) System Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Validation
10 4 (4.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) C#
3 9 (10.47%) Java
4 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) ISEB
2 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Iperf
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) HP
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) IBM
5 3 (3.49%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.33%) Cerner
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Agilent
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.16%) webMethods
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Ariba
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £344.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago