The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 104 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA 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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1467 1274 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 94.65% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 849 741
Median daily rate £407 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 36
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, QA 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 Leeds region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) Gatling
4 6 (60.00%) The Grinder
4 6 (60.00%) Dynatrace
4 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) VBScript
4 6 (60.00%) VBA
4 6 (60.00%) JMeter
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 6 (60.00%) Scala
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (60.00%) CoffeeScript
4 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) New Relic

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (60.00%) Gatling
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) JMeter
3 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) SilkPerformer
3 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (60.00%) The Grinder
3 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (60.00%) VisualVM
3 6 (60.00%) YourKit
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) API Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) CoffeeScript
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Scala
2 6 (60.00%) VBA
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) AppDynamics
2 6 (60.00%) Dynatrace
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) New Relic