The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 35 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.11% 1.19% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.23% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £285 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 325 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 99.58% 97.01% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 178 157
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 25
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.38 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 3 £285 -18.57%
Eastbourne - 1 £295 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) SQL
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) DB2
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) IVR
6 2 (12.50%) Teradata
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) Guidewire