The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 93 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.069% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.072% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £238 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £264 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.74% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Software Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1485 1394 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.77% 96.54% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 760 775
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £223 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 84 116
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 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
Northamptonshire - 5 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle