The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Agile Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 106 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.16% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Agile Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1553 1844 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.89% 94.13% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1046 842
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 71 68
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Agile 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 Manchester region featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) EPoS
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) JBehave
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft