The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank - 149 145
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
Lead Test Analyst
England

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2748 3191 3029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.73% 95.31% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2026 1946
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 223 169
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 West region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) IPTV
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Service Design
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (16.67%) SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IPTV
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco