The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 27 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.23% 6.88% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 6.91% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £225 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -10.00%
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
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
163 217 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 91.06% 99.54% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 114 79
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (74.29%) T-SQL
3 26 (74.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (57.14%) Finance
5 18 (51.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (48.57%) .NET
6 17 (48.57%) C#
6 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
7 16 (45.71%) XML
7 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
8 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
8 14 (40.00%) Integration Testing
8 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (37.14%) CSS
10 12 (34.29%) SOA
10 12 (34.29%) System Testing
11 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
13 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
14 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
15 6 (17.14%) QA
15 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (17.14%) JMeter

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (74.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.14%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) TestPartner
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
1 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
2 16 (45.71%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (34.29%) SOA
3 12 (34.29%) System Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.43%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Web Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Benchmarking
10 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
10 3 (8.57%) User Stories
11 2 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 26 (74.29%) T-SQL
3 17 (48.57%) C#
4 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Genesys
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Verint