The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Rank 75 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 2.93% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 3.09% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 12
Median daily rate £256 £298 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.86% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £314
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 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
1057 1361 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.48% 95.04% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 913 740
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.30 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 20 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leeds region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (34.48%) ISEB
4 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
5 8 (27.59%) QA
5 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) BDD
10 3 (10.34%) JIRA
10 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
10 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Selenium
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.90%) MSTest
4 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 2 (6.90%) DSDM
9 2 (6.90%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) TDD
9 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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