The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 20 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.71% - 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 197 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.48% 95.63% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 116
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £100.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Merseyside region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 7 £233 - 2
Birkenhead - - - -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Kofax
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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