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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 34 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.65% - 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% - 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-50.71% +260.13%
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
290 198 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.85% 94.74% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 131 83
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.15 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Life Science
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft