The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 25 July 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 Sussex 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 36 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.08% 9.06% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 9.61% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 9
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£218 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £276 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £418 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 281 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 93.45% 94.30% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 158 174
Average daily rate £275 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £20.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the East Sussex region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Brighton -11 2 £210 -42.06% 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) IVR
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP