The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 29 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.22% - 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% - 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.41% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £32.81 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-54.27% -0.59%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
175 76 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 97.22% 97.44% 91.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 57 68
Average daily rate £425 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -55.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £7.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.90 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) SAP
3 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 7 (63.64%) ISO 9001
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (63.64%) Marketing
3 7 (63.64%) SugarCRM
3 7 (63.64%) Unica
3 7 (63.64%) Campaign Management
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (63.64%) Neolane
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (63.64%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
2 7 (63.64%) Campaign Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
1 7 (63.64%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (63.64%) Unica
1 7 (63.64%) Neolane