The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 40 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.04% 2.71% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 2.86% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
506 350 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.01% 94.85% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 215 252
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £128 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 38
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.65 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.82 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Sussex region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Sussex region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -3 10 £350 +5.26%
Crawley -7 2 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 16 (59.26%) SQL
1 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
2 10 (37.04%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) ISEB
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (29.63%) Selenium
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
6 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) NHS
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) ETL
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.81%) JIRA
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) QA
9 3 (11.11%) Validation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Capybara
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Toad
6 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
6 1 (3.70%) NeoLoad
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) Play Framework
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) webMethods
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Cerner