The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 36 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.36% 1.39% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.44% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.76%
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
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
361 208 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.50% 96.30% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 131 141
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £14.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £34.00 £44.60
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 Sheffield

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (9.09%) Life Science
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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