The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 104 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.21% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £315 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -
Senior 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
1691 1781 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.31% 94.53% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1025 800
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Senior Test Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Senior 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle