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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 17 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.48% 6.67% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.96% 7.20% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
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£273 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £282 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
219 125 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.63% 92.59% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 74 61
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £32.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
3 23 (53.49%) Finance
4 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (44.19%) SOA
6 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.88%) QA
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
8 14 (32.56%) ISEB
9 13 (30.23%) .NET
9 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
10 12 (27.91%) Web Services
10 12 (27.91%) XML
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
11 11 (25.58%) RUP
11 11 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
11 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
12 10 (23.26%) Coaching
13 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (20.93%) C#
14 8 (18.60%) CSS
14 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
14 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.30%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.65%) Calabash
4 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
2 12 (27.91%) Web Services
2 12 (27.91%) XML
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) SOA
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
4 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
4 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
4 11 (25.58%) RUP
4 11 (25.58%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Coaching
6 8 (18.60%) SDLC
6 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Usability Testing
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.30%) System Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.98%) RAD
9 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Apple