The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Lead Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Test Analyst
England / South East
Rank 236 249 242
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £444 £363 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% +23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £375 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £438 -
Lead Test Analyst
England

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Lead 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 South East region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) SEPA
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Appium
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle