The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 46 57 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 21 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.20% 2.26% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 2.39% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 45
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£280 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (37.66%) Test Scripting
2 21 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) E-Commerce
5 14 (18.18%) Retail
6 13 (16.88%) QA
6 13 (16.88%) PHP
7 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.69%) ISEB
8 9 (11.69%) Manual Testing
9 8 (10.39%) BDD
9 8 (10.39%) Selenium
9 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.09%) Oracle
10 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
11 6 (7.79%) HP
11 6 (7.79%) Test Management
12 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Finance
12 5 (6.49%) C#
12 5 (6.49%) HTML
12 5 (6.49%) XML
13 4 (5.19%) CSS
13 4 (5.19%) .NET
13 4 (5.19%) ETL
13 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.19%) NHS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) VLAN
1 1 (1.30%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.30%) LAN
1 1 (1.30%) WAN
1 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Selenium
2 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.90%) MSTest
3 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) JUnit
4 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) JBehave
5 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 14 (18.18%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
1 5 (6.49%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.90%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) NHS
2 2 (2.60%) AS400
2 2 (2.60%) iSeries
2 2 (2.60%) Statistics
3 1 (1.30%) STB
3 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.30%) Open Source
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.30%) UNIX
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Test Scripting
2 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (19.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) Manual Testing
6 8 (10.39%) BDD
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Test Management
9 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.19%) ETL
10 4 (5.19%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.19%) User Stories
10 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Web Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Web Development
11 3 (3.90%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) PHP
3 5 (6.49%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) Tcl
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISEB
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) HP
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Informatica
4 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
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