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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 46 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.22% 3.64% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 4.04% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
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£300 £270 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £251 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £359 £268
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 £155.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-83.06% +369.69%
Test Analyst
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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 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
527 445 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.81% 90.08% 92.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 249 108
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
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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 -1 5 £300 +11.11% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Selenium
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) Fiddler

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
1 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) WATIR
2 1 (4.76%) Sahi
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) Mustache
2 1 (4.76%) Sass
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
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