The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.00% 3.31% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 3.52% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£215 £256 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £209 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £285 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.54% +450.00%
Test Analyst
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 North Yorkshire 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
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 227 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 94.40% 93.80% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 148 82
Average daily rate £388 £320 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.21 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +5 7 £215 -18.09% 3
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Skipton - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Knaresborough - - - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
6 4 (30.77%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) W3C
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) ERP
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.69%) System Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
9 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Test Management
9 1 (7.69%) Cucumber

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft