The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 30 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 Leicestershire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 32 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.61% 1.56% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £306 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +16.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 240 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.10% 93.39% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 112 69
Average daily rate £300 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicester +1 8 £225 -35.71% 2
Loughborough - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) UNIX
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) ISEB
3 11 (47.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (43.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
5 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (30.43%) MS Office
7 6 (26.09%) TickIT
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 5 (21.74%) Selenium
9 4 (17.39%) Use Case
9 4 (17.39%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
9 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) Sahi
10 3 (13.04%) SAP
11 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (8.70%) UML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Sahi
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) UNIX
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
1 11 (47.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
2 6 (26.09%) TickIT
3 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
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