The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 562 567 552
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 29 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.034% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
Average daily rate £315 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £193 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £384 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £238 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
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 England

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

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 14 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
London +12 10 £320 -15.23% 4
East Midlands -3 6 - - 3
South East +7 3 £360 +24.13% 8
Yorkshire -10 3 £325 - 1
North West - 3 £150 - 7
West Midlands -13 2 £188 -6.25% 2
South West - 2 £210 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
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Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (46.30%) ISEB
2 24 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
4 21 (38.89%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
6 16 (29.63%) Oracle
6 16 (29.63%) Finance
7 15 (27.78%) HP
7 15 (27.78%) MS Office
7 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
8 13 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.22%) Toad
9 12 (22.22%) Cognos
9 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 12 (22.22%) IBM
9 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 12 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (18.52%) Data Protection
11 9 (16.67%) QA
11 9 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (14.81%) Retail
12 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
13 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (12.96%) Selenium
13 7 (12.96%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Toad
2 7 (12.96%) Selenium
3 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) Appium
7 1 (1.85%) Calabash
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) JMeter
7 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (3.70%) jQuery
3 2 (3.70%) RESTful
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 2 (3.70%) WinForms
3 2 (3.70%) WSDL
3 2 (3.70%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.85%) COM
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
1 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
1 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
1 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
1 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
2 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Data Protection
5 9 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.41%) BDD
10 4 (7.41%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.56%) MVC
11 3 (5.56%) Test Management
12 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.70%) CRM
12 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) ISEB
2 24 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 12 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 15 (27.78%) HP
4 12 (22.22%) Cognos
4 12 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) MKS
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Telerik
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
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