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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 15 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.84% 5.95% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.99% 6.01% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +10.63%
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 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +43.43%
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
254 183 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 98.83% 98.92% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 71 77
Average daily rate £350 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 5
Average hourly rate £15.61 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.88% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £14.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015, 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 48 (88.89%) SQL
2 47 (87.04%) SQL Server
3 40 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (72.22%) T-SQL
5 30 (55.56%) Finance
6 26 (48.15%) .NET
7 25 (46.30%) C#
7 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
8 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 24 (44.44%) XML
9 21 (38.89%) SOA
9 21 (38.89%) Regression Testing
9 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
10 20 (37.04%) CSS
11 17 (31.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (31.48%) Test Scripting
12 16 (29.63%) Performance Testing
12 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
12 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (27.78%) System Testing
14 14 (25.93%) JMeter
14 14 (25.93%) VMware
15 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
15 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
17 11 (20.37%) Web Services
18 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (16.67%) QA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (87.04%) SQL Server
2 40 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) JMeter
2 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) .NET
2 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
3 24 (44.44%) XML
4 20 (37.04%) CSS
5 11 (20.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) SOA
1 21 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 17 (31.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (31.48%) Test Scripting
3 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Performance Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (27.78%) System Testing
5 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.81%) RUP
8 8 (14.81%) Scrum
8 8 (14.81%) SDLC
9 7 (12.96%) Coaching
10 5 (9.26%) Web Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Usability Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Load Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) SQL
2 39 (72.22%) T-SQL
3 25 (46.30%) C#
4 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ISEB
1 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Verint
3 1 (1.85%) Genesys