The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 51 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.46% 2.41% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 2.52% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £150 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +20.00%
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
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
416 357 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.19% 95.45% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 245 130
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.55 £34.00
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 Sheffield

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sheffield region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Informatica
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) ERwin
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) SAS Certification
7 1 (9.09%) HTTP
7 1 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (9.09%) HTML

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Kentico
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitefinity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (18.18%) ERwin
2 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Informatica
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) VMware