The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
England / North West
Rank 128 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £453 - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.96%
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
2508 3625 3153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.92% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2158 1727
Median daily rate £380 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 199 199
Median hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire - 2 £433 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £453 - 1
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 North West region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workday
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint

Senior 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Workday