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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Rank 48 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.06% 2.13% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.21% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Median daily rate £313 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

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
360 452 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.49% 96.17% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 254 231
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £338 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Control-M
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter

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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Dell