The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Test Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Architect
Rank 127 - 153
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Architect 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.081% - 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £431 -
% change year-on-year
-10.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Architect
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
2372 2684 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.38% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1524 1731
Median daily rate £380 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 238 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Test Architect in the job title.

Test Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Architect
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 Architect across the East of England region.

Test Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 2 £700 -
Test Architect
England

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Test Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Test Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Test Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality