The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bradford region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 24 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.30% 11.32% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 11.58% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 5
Median daily rate £288 £350 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £297 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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
180 259 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 96.77% 97.74% 99.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 140 73
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.86 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.94% +44.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bradford region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) System Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Groovy
9 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (11.11%) Selenium
9 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Test Management
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Coaching

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) SDLC
2 7 (38.89%) System Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) RUP
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP