The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 36 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.45% 0.82% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.84% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £338 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -27.11%
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
268 358 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.45% 98.35% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 250 174
Median daily rate £375 £363 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.57 £23.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Test Analyst 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 Sussex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) Functional Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Gradle
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) User Stories
4 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) Hudson
4 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
4 8 (61.54%) REST
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (61.54%) Rally
4 8 (61.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (61.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Ant
4 8 (61.54%) JUnit
4 8 (61.54%) IIS
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) JMS
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 8 (61.54%) JMeter
4 8 (61.54%) Hibernate
4 8 (61.54%) Spring
4 8 (61.54%) Maven

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) Confluence
1 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Ant
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 8 (61.54%) Gradle
1 8 (61.54%) Hudson
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) JMeter
1 8 (61.54%) jMock
1 8 (61.54%) JUnit
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
1 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
1 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Ajax
1 8 (61.54%) Hibernate
1 8 (61.54%) Java EE
1 8 (61.54%) JMS
1 8 (61.54%) REST
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 8 (61.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Functional Testing
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) Compatibility Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Domain-Driven Design
3 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
3 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 8 (61.54%) User Stories
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Groovy
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Atlassian
1 8 (61.54%) Rally
2 2 (15.38%) Guidewire
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata