The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 23 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.10% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£298 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-54.84% +57.77%
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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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
211 229 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.66% 87.40% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 136 115
Average daily rate £375 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) GPRS
3 1 (12.50%) 3GPP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
1 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) GPRS
1 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) 802.15
1 1 (12.50%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) VeriFone