The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 249 237 238
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 10 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.024% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.025% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£290 £415 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.12% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £415 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £415 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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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
8923 7854 8537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.81% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5047 4183 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 496 606
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Hampshire - 6 £283 -
Surrey - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Lead Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (25.00%) SAP
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.25%) Banking
9 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 1 (6.25%) Automotive
9 1 (6.25%) Publishing
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
9 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) V-Model
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
1 4 (25.00%) SAP