The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Test Analyst
England / North West
Rank - 149 135
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £310 £314
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2503 3711 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2213 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Agile Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 North West region featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) EPoS
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Records Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft