The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottinghamshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 49 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.71% 1.02% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.05% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £205 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £418 £270
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 £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
502 474 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.44% 97.13% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 296 142
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Nottingham -10 9 £300 -11.11%
Test Analyst
East Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) QA
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Time Management
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) R
7 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Ranorex
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
2 2 (10.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Time Management
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) R
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft