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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 28 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.05% 6.96% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 7.43% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.19 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +71.72%
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
186 148 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 94.42% 93.67% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 73
Average daily rate £325 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.09 £9.02 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.48% -40.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.75 £32.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 21 (58.33%) Finance
4 18 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (44.44%) SOA
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 13 (36.11%) Waterfall
9 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
9 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
9 11 (30.56%) Scrum
9 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (30.56%) RUP
10 10 (27.78%) ISEB
10 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Coaching
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (25.00%) QA
12 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
12 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
12 8 (22.22%) .NET
12 8 (22.22%) Web Services
12 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (22.22%) SDLC
13 7 (19.44%) XML
13 7 (19.44%) C#
13 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
13 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) WSDL
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.67%) Android
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) SOA
3 13 (36.11%) Waterfall
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
4 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (30.56%) RUP
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Coaching
6 8 (22.22%) SDLC
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.11%) System Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.33%) RAD
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISEB
2 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
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