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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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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
19 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 82.61% 100.00% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 35
Average daily rate £373 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.60 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware