The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 51 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 1.08% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.11% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £255 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.82% -11.11%
Test Analyst
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
384 540 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.00% 97.12% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 295 301
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 44
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.60 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Essex region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Essex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Finance
1 14 (82.35%) Release Management
2 13 (76.47%) Test Management
2 13 (76.47%) QA
2 13 (76.47%) Regression Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Validation
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) AIX
6 6 (35.29%) Solaris
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (35.29%) Dell
6 6 (35.29%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) Control-M
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
8 1 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.88%) Essbase
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) AIX
2 6 (35.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Release Management
2 13 (76.47%) Regression Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Test Management
3 11 (64.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Validation
6 6 (35.29%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Data Management
8 1 (5.88%) Document Management
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.88%) System Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) COBOL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Infor
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) SAP