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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 35 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.42% 2.31% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £288 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-55.53% -5.03%
Test Analyst
Nottinghamshire

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
440 424 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.70% 98.15% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 253 116
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £13.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +32.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Smart Meter
3 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) QA
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Billing
8 2 (9.09%) Retail
8 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (9.09%) Unix

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 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Smart Meter
2 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
3 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Kronos
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft