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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 32 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.85% 3.32% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 3.43% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
499 321 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.96% 96.98% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 217 209
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 28
Median hourly rate £14.25 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Northampton -2 11 £338 -6.89%
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (40.00%) Java
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) nmon
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Selenium
6 3 (15.00%) Ganglia
6 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) SQL

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 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Volume Testing
7 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Ganglia
2 3 (15.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com