The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 71 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 0.92% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.98% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £298 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
856 717 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.97% 94.22% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 419 426
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 71
Average hourly rate £15.09 £19.00 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% -15.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester +2 2 £251 -8.63% 1
Warrington -11 2 £316 +15.00% 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (46.15%) SQL
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) ISEB
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) System Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (15.38%) Tableau
5 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) QA
6 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) DataStage
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) WATIR
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) System Testing
3 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Case Management
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Tableau
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Talend
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Vertica
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