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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 76 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.19% 3.83% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 4.04% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 25
Median daily rate £314 £280 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £257 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.00% -18.77%
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
1409 1585 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.24% 94.80% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1123 627
Median daily rate £400 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 47 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, 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 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Selenium
3 24 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 22 (35.48%) ISEB
5 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
5 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
6 16 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 14 (22.58%) HP
8 13 (20.97%) QA
8 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
8 13 (20.97%) BDD
9 12 (19.35%) Java
10 10 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) SQL
11 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
11 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
11 9 (14.52%) SDLC
12 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
12 8 (12.90%) Test Planning
12 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (12.90%) .NET
12 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
13 7 (11.29%) Functional Testing
13 7 (11.29%) JIRA
13 7 (11.29%) Finance
13 7 (11.29%) IVR
14 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Selenium
2 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
3 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.29%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
6 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.23%) JMeter
7 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.61%) Appium
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) Spring
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) Ajax
5 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) IVR
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Test Scripting
3 16 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
5 13 (20.97%) BDD
6 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
6 9 (14.52%) SDLC
7 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
7 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
7 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.90%) Test Planning
8 7 (11.29%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.68%) CRM
9 6 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
9 6 (9.68%) System Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.06%) OO
10 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) Java
2 9 (14.52%) C#
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) ISEB
2 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) MCAD
5 1 (1.61%) MCSD
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Telerik
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