The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Test Analyst
Rank 164 164 137
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.026% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.027% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £270 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Agile Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Agile Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Agile Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Agile Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Agile Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £275 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Agile Test Analyst
England

Agile Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Agile 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 Agile Test Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
4 5 (45.45%) Magento
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Agile Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Agile 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 Agile Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft