The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 27 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.02% 3.86% 6.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 4.07% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Median daily rate £344 £73 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+374.13% -69.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £65 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £176 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
Test Analyst
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
255 221 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.23% 94.85% 98.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 134 71
Median daily rate £370 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Liverpool region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
2 13 (61.90%) IBM
3 12 (57.14%) CRM
3 12 (57.14%) WebCenter
4 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Siebel
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Welsh Language
8 1 (4.76%) QA
8 1 (4.76%) Retail
8 1 (4.76%) HP

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) WebCenter
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
2 12 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Siebel
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) HP