The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 99 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.56% 2.41% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.55% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 9
Median daily rate £300 £335 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £393 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £31.16
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -11.75%
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1422 785 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.76% 94.69% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 473 322
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 26
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -49 24 £300 -11.76% 3
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 North East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (25.00%) QA
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
4 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
4 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (20.83%) ISEB
6 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPCC
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) HP UFT
10 5 (10.42%) Selenium
10 5 (10.42%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (10.42%) Defect Management
11 4 (8.33%) SDLC
12 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.17%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
2 5 (10.42%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) ERwin
4 1 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) CESG
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
2 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
3 10 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
4 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) SDLC
10 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) COBOL
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) ISEB
4 6 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.17%) GPG13
2 2 (4.17%) WAI
2 2 (4.17%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) HP
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Pega
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