The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 31 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.79% 1.08% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 1.12% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate £250 £295 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +68.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
282 268 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.58% 96.75% 96.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 123
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £81 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 42
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £350 - 1
Market Harborough - 2 £250 - 1
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ERP
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Retail-J
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Capybara
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) ERP
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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