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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 135 133 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £389 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £298 £308
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2806 2995 2828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.51% 95.69% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1894 1845
Median daily rate £366 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 185 190
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire 0 3 £389 -11.14%
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Lead Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Ruby
1 10 (58.82%) Gherkin
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Capybara
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
8 3 (17.65%) Time Management
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
9 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Law
9 2 (11.76%) Unix
9 2 (11.76%) Python
9 2 (11.76%) CRM
9 2 (11.76%) C#

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 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 7 (41.18%) Capybara
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (11.76%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
1 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IPTV
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Network Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco