The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 31 18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 1.72% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £153 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -59.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 219 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.06% 93.99% 98.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 52
Average daily rate £310 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £21.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +77.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware