The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 573 543 517
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 16 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.036% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.039% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 16
Average daily rate
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£370 £356 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% -19.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the England region.

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the England region.

Lead Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 6 £450 -14.28% 2
South East -34 5 £290 -30.12% 2
South West -42 1 £463 +32.14%
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (25.53%) XML
5 12 (25.53%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (23.40%) Banking
6 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
7 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.89%) TDD
9 7 (14.89%) HP
9 7 (14.89%) ISEB
9 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
9 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
10 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Credit Risk
10 6 (12.77%) Derivative
10 6 (12.77%) Data Structures
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
10 6 (12.77%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (12.77%) Analytics
10 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (12.77%) Web Services

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) PuTTY
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
1 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.26%) Toad
3 2 (4.26%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Credit Risk
2 6 (12.77%) Derivative
2 6 (12.77%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.77%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
4 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Risk Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) ETL
8 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.64%) System Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Test Management
9 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
1 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Sun