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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 31 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.08% 1.60% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.74% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £295 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £293 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £299 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
227 172 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 94.58% 91.49% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 94 59
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -61.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Harrogate - 3 £250 -
York - 2 £328 - 2
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) W3C
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Veeam
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM