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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 130 143 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate £400 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £419 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2846 3089 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1957 1481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 174 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon - 9 £430 -
Dorset - 2 £313 - 1
Gloucestershire +11 1 £375 -18.91%
Bristol -3 1 £285 -13.96%
Lead Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Gherkin
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Ruby
3 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) MS Office
4 12 (57.14%) Office 365
4 12 (57.14%) Capybara
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
6 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Time Management
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (9.52%) CRM
10 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
10 2 (9.52%) C#
10 2 (9.52%) .NET
10 2 (9.52%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) Law
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
10 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Selenium
10 2 (9.52%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 12 (57.14%) Capybara
3 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec