The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 162 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £188 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £26.00
Software 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
3552 3495 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 94.66% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2205 2024 1614
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 197 177
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software 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 Software Test Analyst across the North West region.

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Software Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Software 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 Software Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Lancashire - 1 £188 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Software 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 Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) OpenCart
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (50.00%) QA

Software 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) OpenCart
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP