The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 56 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 1.96% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.08% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Median daily rate £240 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £348 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 770 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.65% 94.36% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 397 421
Median daily rate £388 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 74 57
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford 0 3 £150 -50.00% 2
St Albans - 2 £323 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
1 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Validation

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maximo
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.88%) Lawson
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
1 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP