The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 34 24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 3.41% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.67% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 10
Median daily rate - £250 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
504 491 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.30% 92.99% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 323 203
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 23
Median hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the South Yorkshire region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) HP