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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 69 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.24% 2.33% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.45% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 20
Median daily rate £305 £349 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.61% +19.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -67.72%
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
1066 736 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.98% 95.09% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 425 381
Median daily rate £340 £340 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 62 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -26 24 £303 -13.33% 4
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
2 10 (24.39%) QA
3 9 (21.95%) Knowledge Management
3 9 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle
5 7 (17.07%) ISEB
5 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
5 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
5 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Defect Management
6 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
6 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) SQL
8 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (9.76%) Selenium
8 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Degree
8 4 (9.76%) JIRA
8 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance

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 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.88%) ERwin
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) MSTest
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
2 9 (21.95%) Knowledge Management
2 9 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Defect Management
3 7 (17.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
4 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) COBOL
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) ISEB
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.88%) GPG13
2 2 (4.88%) WAI
2 2 (4.88%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Informatica
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Pega
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