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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 39 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.87% 1.23% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.33% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £263 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £293 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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
411 301 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.25% 92.33% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 127 197
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £17.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) QA
4 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
1 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP