The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 12 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.99% 4.49% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 4.76% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £275 £245 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -15.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

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
88 84 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.88% 94.38% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 92
Median daily rate £338 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £100 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 20
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Peterborough region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Automation Testing
3 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 12 (85.71%) Appium
3 12 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) Back Office
4 9 (64.29%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 9 (64.29%) JBehave
5 8 (57.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
8 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) BDD
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (14.29%) JUnit
11 1 (7.14%) ISEB
11 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 1 (7.14%) Refactoring

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Appium
2 12 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 9 (64.29%) JBehave
4 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Back Office
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Automation Testing
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
5 8 (57.14%) Regression Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
6 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (21.43%) BDD
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA