The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Salford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 7 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.25% - 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £103 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 87.50% 92.86% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 34
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Analyst
Manchester

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Test Analyst
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center