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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 79 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.68% 3.68% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 3.96% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 14
Average daily rate
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£285 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £165 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £302 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
1303 1162 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.12% 93.03% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 806 379
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (30.61%) QA
5 14 (28.57%) ISEB
6 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 11 (22.45%) Selenium
6 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.41%) Java
8 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.33%) Web Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Test Management
9 8 (16.33%) BDD
10 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Web Services
10 7 (14.29%) XML
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.24%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) SDLC
11 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.24%) Open Source
12 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
12 5 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (10.20%) Scrum
12 5 (10.20%) Banking
12 5 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (4.08%) SAS
1 2 (4.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.16%) Sahi
3 4 (8.16%) WATIR
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) NUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.04%) XMLSpy
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
1 7 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) Sass
4 2 (4.08%) Mustache
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
5 1 (2.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) Web Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Test Management
6 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.24%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.24%) Open Source
9 5 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Scrum
10 4 (8.16%) RAD
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.16%) Project Management
10 4 (8.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISEB
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Splunk
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) ION Trading
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