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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Rank 85 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 2.27% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 2.37% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Median daily rate £313 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

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
1076 1351 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.85% 95.95% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 924 754
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.50 £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (23.33%) QA
5 7 (23.33%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Selenium
8 4 (13.33%) JIRA
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
9 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.00%) JMeter

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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
4 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.00%) MSTest
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.33%) Hudson
7 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (23.33%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
9 2 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 2 (6.67%) System Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISEB
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
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