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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 21 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.08% 13.77% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 13.87% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 4
Median daily rate £300 £350 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -21.94%
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
172 274 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 97.18% 99.28% 99.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 152 84
Median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
1 10 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 9 (50.00%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) System Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 7 (38.89%) Web Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Groovy
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 2 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) RUP

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 10 (55.56%) 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 9 (50.00%) SDLC
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) System Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Web Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) RUP
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) 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