The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Luton 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 1.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.58% 96.39% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 50 42
Average daily rate £425 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 25 July 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 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) RSpec
3 3 (42.86%) MSTest
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
3 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) RSpec
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft