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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 34 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.62% 1.97% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.20% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £238 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-54.84% -2.90%
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
342 273 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.43% 89.80% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 144 152
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 40
Average hourly rate £13.98 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.15% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 2014. 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
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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 -9 3 £300 +9.09%
Doncaster - - - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (45.45%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Telerik