The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Test Analyst
Rank - 133 111
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.035% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.037% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB