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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 13 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.79% 8.15% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.41% 8.27% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 3
Average daily rate
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£293 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £390 £312
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 £35.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-67.72% +450.00%
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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 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
246 133 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.35% 98.52% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 82 60
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.73 £32.50 £63.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
3 25 (53.19%) Finance
4 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
4 20 (42.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (40.43%) SOA
6 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) QA
8 15 (31.91%) ISEB
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (29.79%) .NET
10 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
10 13 (27.66%) Web Services
10 13 (27.66%) XML
10 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
10 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
11 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
11 11 (23.40%) Scrum
11 11 (23.40%) RUP
11 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (23.40%) Regression Testing
11 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (21.28%) C#
12 10 (21.28%) Coaching
13 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.02%) Android
14 8 (17.02%) CSS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (42.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) JMeter
3 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.26%) Calabash
5 1 (2.13%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
2 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 13 (27.66%) XML
3 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Android
2 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) SOA
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
4 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (23.40%) Regression Testing
4 11 (23.40%) RUP
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Coaching
6 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Usability Testing
7 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.51%) System Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.38%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Apple