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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 28 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.21% 0.81% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.87% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£325 - -
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 £132.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.20% +253.33%
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
257 229 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.49% 92.71% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 139 86
Average daily rate £325 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £184 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.22 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
2 5 (71.43%) System Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Life Science
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (28.57%) Life Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
1 5 (71.43%) System Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
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