The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 62 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.93% 0.80% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.85% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate £320 £253 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.73% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £293 £369
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 £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
884 586 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.75% 94.21% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 353 219
Average daily rate £388 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 53
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 14 £323 +17.27% 3
Durham +7 3 £275 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
4 9 (20.93%) QA
4 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
5 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) ISEB
5 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) JIRA
7 6 (13.95%) Selenium
7 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
7 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
7 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
8 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Informatica
8 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (11.63%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) C++
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.65%) Sage 50
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.65%) BODI
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
2 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.30%) ERwin
3 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.33%) MSTest
6 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) SOAP
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) CESG
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
3 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
2 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
4 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.30%) ETL
6 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.30%) C++
3 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.60%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) MCTS
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) GPG13
2 2 (4.65%) WAI
2 2 (4.65%) WCAG
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Informatica
4 4 (9.30%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Sage
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
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