The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 66 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Senior Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 999 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.51% 95.51% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 621 444
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 69
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +3.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.92 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Chester - 1 £425 -
Senior Test Analyst
North West

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Senior 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 Cheshire region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Military
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu