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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 551 526 547
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 31 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.039% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.042% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 18
Average daily rate
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£321 £371 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £548 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +4.31%
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +3 11 £310 -54.04% 1
London +4 10 £425 +6.25%
South West -34 3 £310 -4.61%
North West -3 2 - - 1
West Midlands -11 2 - - 2
East of England -32 1 £358 -1.37%
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Midlands - - - - 1
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Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (57.14%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 9 (21.43%) Banking
6 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 8 (19.05%) XML
8 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.67%) QA
9 6 (14.29%) Derivative
9 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 6 (14.29%) HP
9 6 (14.29%) ETL
10 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (9.52%) ETRM
11 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.76%) Toad
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
2 6 (14.29%) Derivative
2 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) VMS
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
3 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) ETL
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.52%) ETRM
7 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.76%) Validation
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos