The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 37 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.29% 3.57% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 3.68% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £225 £269 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -10.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
221 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.85% 97.14% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 131 150
Median daily rate £313 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leicestershire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 3 £225 -35.71% 2
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) ERP
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) SAP ERP
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle