The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank - 19 22
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 4.32% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.42% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £250 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 181 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.93% 97.84% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 114 97
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle