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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 568 546 529
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 32 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.052% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.056% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 23
Average daily rate
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£316 £356 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.22% -2.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £343 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -6 11 £450 -2.70% 2
South East -14 11 £290 -46.76%
North West - 3 - -
West Midlands -14 2 - -
South West -42 2 £306 -12.50% 1
East of England -18 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Midlands - - - -
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Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (53.33%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (22.22%) Banking
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle
6 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
9 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (13.33%) Derivative
10 6 (13.33%) Credit Risk
10 6 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (13.33%) Analytics
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 6 (13.33%) ETL
10 6 (13.33%) HP
10 6 (13.33%) TDD
10 6 (13.33%) Migration
10 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
11 5 (11.11%) Test Planning

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (4.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) FTP
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.44%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.44%) JMeter
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Toad
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 6 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
2 6 (13.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
5 6 (13.33%) Analytics
5 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) ETL
6 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.89%) System Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) Cognos
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Sun
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