The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £103
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 93.55% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware