The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 25 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.07% 1.23% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 1.28% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £335 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -21.94%
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
211 235 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.48% 96.71% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 152 140
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £13.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +4 8 £325 +4.00% 7
Felixstowe - 1 £350 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) DSDM
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) DSDM
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago