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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Rank 56 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 1.88% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.95% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +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 £30.97 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+23.86% -4.76%

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
393 513 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.62% 96.43% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 292 228
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £242 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 71 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 - 1 £350 - 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 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
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Control-M
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Dell
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle