The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 533 536 544
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 20 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.028% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.030% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 16
Average daily rate
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£310 £380 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +29.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £322 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £575 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £353 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +22.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Test Analyst
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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
South East -2 6 £321 -35.71% 1
London +3 5 £400 -3.03%
East Midlands - 3 £250 -
South West - 3 £310 - 1
West Midlands -14 1 - -
East of England - 1 £358 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
North West - - - -
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Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (47.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.00%) QA
4 8 (22.22%) ISEB
5 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 6 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Banking
7 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.11%) ETRM
8 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 4 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) VMS
9 3 (8.33%) HP
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (5.56%) SAP HCM
10 2 (5.56%) Selenium

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HCM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.78%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SS7
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.78%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
1 1 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (2.78%) Open Source
1 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.78%) Derivative
1 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) VMS
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
5 4 (11.11%) ETRM
5 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISEB
2 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.78%) IBM