The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bolton region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 10.71% - 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
Test Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 11
Median daily rate £275 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £18.48 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bolton region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Bolton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB