The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 37 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.39% 1.48% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.54% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £350 £315 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £299 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £345 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
320 390 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.52% 96.30% 97.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 216 160
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.88 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.63 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Fintech
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) Billing
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP