The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Lead Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Test Analyst
UK
Rank 555 577 573
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 41 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.080% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.084% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 36
Median daily rate £393 £343 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £281 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £480 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the UK.

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the UK.

Lead Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
England +47 33 £425 +6.25% 11
London +9 11 £400 -13.74% 3
South West +8 9 £475 +11.76% 1
Wales +5 7 £186 -39.51%
South East +18 6 £438 +20.68% 1
Cardiff +13 5 £183 -40.65%
South Wales +11 5 £183 -40.65%
Gloucestershire - 4 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 3 £475 -
Tyne and Wear -14 3 £475 -
North East -16 3 £475 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
North West +14 2 £400 +18.51% 2
West Midlands +5 2 £225 -
Bristol +1 2 £500 +75.43%
Swindon - 2 £288 -
Southampton - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £288 -
Berkshire +20 1 £413 +17.85%
Scotland +19 1 £288 -8.00%
Yorkshire +18 1 £279 -1.76% 4
West Yorkshire +10 1 £279 -1.76% 2
Plymouth +3 1 £400 -9.09%
Halifax +2 1 £279 -1.76%
Devon -5 1 £400 -9.09% 1
Birmingham - 1 £225 -
Edinburgh - 1 £288 -
Reading - 1 £413 -
Cirencester - 1 £263 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (35.48%) Test Scripting
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
3 15 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Performance Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Selenium
4 13 (20.97%) Software Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
5 12 (19.35%) Defect Management
5 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 11 (17.74%) QA
7 10 (16.13%) JIRA
7 10 (16.13%) Test Management
7 10 (16.13%) Retail
7 10 (16.13%) Java
7 10 (16.13%) SQL
7 10 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
8 9 (14.52%) Banking
8 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.90%) Degree
9 8 (12.90%) LoadRunner
9 8 (12.90%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.90%) ISEB
10 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
10 7 (11.29%) XML
10 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.29%) BDD

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) JIRA
3 8 (12.90%) LoadRunner
4 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.68%) HP UFT
5 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.06%) JUnit
7 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.84%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Subversion
8 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.23%) JMeter
9 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.61%) Appium
10 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
10 1 (1.61%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (16.13%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) XML
2 3 (4.84%) SOAP
3 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.61%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) NHS
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.61%) EPoS
3 1 (1.61%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.61%) HoloLens
3 1 (1.61%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
1 3 (4.84%) Unix
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
1 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Test Scripting
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Performance Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Software Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
5 12 (19.35%) Defect Management
5 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 10 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (16.13%) Test Management
7 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.90%) Regression Testing
9 7 (11.29%) BDD
9 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.68%) Load Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Scrum
10 6 (9.68%) TDD
11 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) C
2 5 (8.06%) C++
3 4 (6.45%) C#
3 4 (6.45%) Ruby
4 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 3 (4.84%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
3 8 (12.90%) ISEB
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
8 1 (1.61%) MCSE
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.61%) Northgate
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas
Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago