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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 27 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.30% 4.62% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 4.84% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Median daily rate £350 £84 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+317.91% -72.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £65 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £30.19
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -8.91%
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
242 248 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.53% 95.38% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 142 72
Median daily rate £380 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
3 12 (57.14%) IBM
4 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (47.62%) CRM
4 10 (47.62%) WebCenter
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) Siebel
7 3 (14.29%) HTTP
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion

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 (9.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) WebCenter
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
2 10 (47.62%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Siebel
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Sony
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) HP