The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 51 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.28% 1.00% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.04% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -67.72%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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
519 480 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.05% 96.19% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 312 202
Average daily rate £400 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 30
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.75 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Sheffield -13 7 £350 -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) QA
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Informatica
6 3 (15.00%) ERwin
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) CentOS
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium
7 2 (10.00%) JMeter

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.00%) ERwin
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik