The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Suffolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 23 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.51% 3.14% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 3.21% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £333 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £321 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £343 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.16 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +21.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 187 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.46% 97.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 123 135
Average daily rate £380 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Analyst
East of England

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Ipswich -9 9 £340 +3.81% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £238 -
Stowmarket - - - -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (28.57%) HP
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) MDX
8 3 (14.29%) JIRA
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) UNIX
9 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) Physics
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
2 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.76%) V-Model
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Tcl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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