The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 616 595 566
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 13 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.039% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.041% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Median daily rate £345 £311 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £418 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £303 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00
Software Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
London +4 5 £350 +12.00% 4
South East -2 5 £348 -0.71% 4
North West - 2 £269 - 4
East of England +20 1 £123 -51.00%
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Software 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 England region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) ISEB
4 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
5 12 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (31.58%) Finance
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) HP
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (21.05%) Functional Testing
9 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.79%) Toad
11 6 (15.79%) IBM
11 6 (15.79%) Cognos
11 6 (15.79%) MS Office
11 6 (15.79%) C#
11 6 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Test Planning

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) OpenCart
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Toad
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.63%) QARun
6 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Functional Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Validation
8 3 (7.89%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (7.89%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) ISEB
1 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
2 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) HP
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) Cognos
4 6 (15.79%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Siebel
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