The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Bradford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 12 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.05% 2.53% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 2.63% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate £270 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.45%
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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 152 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 97.32% 96.20% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 64 36
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Test Analyst
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (25.00%) High Availability
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.00%) RAD
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (10.00%) Android

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.00%) RAD
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle