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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 24 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.87% 2.42% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 2.56% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £229 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £273 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
181 156 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 86.60% 94.55% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 77 94
Average daily rate £325 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 23
Average hourly rate £12.62 £32.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.16% +88.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £33.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014. 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 +13 4 £308 - 2
Harrogate - - - - 3
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.67%) MSTest
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Migration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center