The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 23 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.08% 3.29% 10.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 3.52% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Median daily rate £335 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £30.19
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -8.91%
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 Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 142 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 99.31% 93.42% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 130
Median daily rate £390 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £259 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Halifax region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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