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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Data Analyst
Rank 619 613 613
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Data Analyst 28 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.048% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.051% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 7
Median daily rate £300 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £284 £240
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +18.12%
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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 25 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 3 May 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 -15 22 £338 -10.00%
London -22 10 £419 -1.47%
Leicester - 5 £300 -
Leicestershire - 5 £300 -
East Midlands - 5 £300 -
Wales +3 4 £344 +14.58%
South Wales 0 4 £344 +14.58%
City of London - 4 £425 -
West Midlands -6 3 £338 -
Cardiff -15 3 £344 +14.58%
South East -3 2 £298 -20.66%
Edinburgh -18 2 £280 +3.70%
Scotland -23 2 £280 +3.70%
Essex - 1 £250 -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 £280 -
Staffordshire - 1 £338 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £295 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £295 -
Newport - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £338 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Test Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 31 (53.45%) Migration
2 30 (51.72%) SQL
3 29 (50.00%) ETL
4 22 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (32.76%) Data Migration
6 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 14 (24.14%) Finance
7 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 11 (18.97%) ISEB
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle
10 8 (13.79%) Cognos
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.07%) Validation
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
12 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
12 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.62%) SDLC
13 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (8.62%) Banking
13 5 (8.62%) SAN
13 5 (8.62%) LAN
13 5 (8.62%) WAN

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 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) LAN
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
1 5 (8.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.45%) Toad
3 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Migration
2 29 (50.00%) ETL
3 19 (32.76%) Data Migration
4 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Validation
6 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
6 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
7 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.62%) SDLC
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (5.17%) ERP
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL
9 3 (5.17%) Service Management
10 2 (3.45%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) ISEB
2 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Cognos
3 2 (3.45%) CA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) PlateSpin
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Teradata