The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.61% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £238 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Software Test Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 414 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.14% 96.28% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 249 150
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 22
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
Northampton - 2 - -
Software Test Analyst
East Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Web Testing
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) WSDL
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) WSDL
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA