The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Test Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Data Analyst
Rank 607 601 620
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Data Analyst 14 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.080% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.084% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 9
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £259 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £395 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £285 £260
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Test Data Analyst in the job title.

Test Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Data Analyst within the UK.

Test Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Test Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Data Analyst within the UK.

Test Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England -18 13 £400 +6.66% 1
London -3 6 £450 +20.00%
North West +3 3 £400 +49.53% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £245 -32.41%
Manchester -3 2 - - 1
South East +26 1 £325 -23.52%
Scotland +6 1 - -
Glasgow +5 1 - -
City of London -6 1 £450 +20.00%
Blackpool - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -

Test Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Test Data 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 featuring Test Data Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) SQL
1 21 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (50.00%) ETL
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Migration
5 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 5 (16.67%) QA
8 5 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
9 4 (13.33%) Analytics
9 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (13.33%) Internet
9 4 (13.33%) SAS
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.00%) Unix
10 3 (10.00%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) Validation
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Big Data

Test Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (33.33%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Validation
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) R
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Teradata
3 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.33%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau