The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 64 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 1.39% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.45% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Average daily rate £240 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
724 621 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.11% 95.69% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 320 422
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 81
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (12.50%) EFT
3 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) WatiN
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
1 1 (12.50%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
1 1 (12.50%) BDD
1 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase