The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 42 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% 3.70% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 3.79% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £248 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £28.83
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -4.59%
Test Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
361 343 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.76% 97.72% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 223 220
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) VersionOne
5 1 (8.33%) TestRail
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) TestRail
1 1 (8.33%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft