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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 24 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.23% 2.32% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 2.50% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £313 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £318 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £343 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.94%
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
203 280 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 93.55% 92.72% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 147 103
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 14
Median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £28.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 4 (23.53%) Siebel
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.76%) WebCenter
6 2 (11.76%) Mingle
6 2 (11.76%) Welsh Language
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Welsh Language
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) WebCenter
3 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
3 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Siebel
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Sony
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco