The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 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 Lancashire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 44 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% 2.19% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.44% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£238 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
388 246 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.58% 89.78% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 107 229
Average daily rate £360 £300 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 39 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Preston - 1 £238 - 1
Chorley - - - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (44.44%) AppSense
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Toad
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Validation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) AppSense
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP
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