The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 36 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.63% 2.35% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.47% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£249 £210 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £132.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-71.69% +253.33%
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
371 283 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.63% 94.97% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 113 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
1 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik
3 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie