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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 25 28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.40% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.47% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.76%

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
221 136 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.04% 95.10% 98.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 148
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) DSDM
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
7 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

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 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP