The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 57 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 2.11% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.26% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £405 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
708 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.85% 93.23% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 321 295
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £29.75 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +1 4 £300 - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £350 -6.66%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) DB2
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
1 3 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) Calabash
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) Flash
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore