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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 603 579 569
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 26 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.055% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.058% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 13
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £355 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £320 £282
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 -3 11 £325 - 1
South East -20 6 £328 -7.74% 6
West Midlands -10 5 £350 +40.00% 2
East of England +9 3 £280 -6.66%
North West - 1 £188 - 6
Software Test Analyst
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Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 32 (57.14%) ISEB
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
3 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 22 (39.29%) Test Scripting
4 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (37.50%) Finance
5 20 (35.71%) Oracle
6 19 (33.93%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (33.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (30.36%) SharePoint
8 17 (30.36%) MS Office
8 17 (30.36%) HP
8 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 16 (28.57%) Toad
9 16 (28.57%) IBM
9 16 (28.57%) Cognos
10 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.07%) C#
13 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
13 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Scrum
14 8 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing

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 17 (30.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Toad
2 6 (10.71%) Selenium
2 6 (10.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
3 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.79%) JMeter
5 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.79%) QARun
5 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.57%) WinForms
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) COM
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Test Scripting
2 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 12 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
6 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
9 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Web Testing
10 5 (8.93%) BDD
11 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.36%) ETL
12 3 (5.36%) Validation
13 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) C#
3 5 (8.93%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) ISEB
1 32 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 19 (33.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle
3 17 (30.36%) HP
4 16 (28.57%) Cognos
4 16 (28.57%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Telerik
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