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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 9 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.71% 3.00% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.15% 3.06% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Median daily rate £295 £284 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £284 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £297 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
66 98 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 97.06% 98.00% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 80 136
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) Groovy
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

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 (20.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago