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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 641 591 582
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 14 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 43 26
Median daily rate £380 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 22 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 26 September 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
England -31 13 £380 +12.59% 3
London -15 4 £400 +25.49%
West Midlands -31 3 £365 +8.14%
Reading +16 2 £375 +4.16% 1
Berkshire +6 2 £375 +4.16% 1
South East 0 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Warwickshire -4 2 £365 +25.86%
East Midlands -5 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £400 -8.57%
North West +13 1 £350 +40.42% 1
West Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Scotland +4 1 - -
Cheshire +3 1 £350 +10.49% 1
Leeds +2 1 - -
Erskine - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
1 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.00%) System Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) QA
6 5 (12.50%) Retail
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Management
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (10.00%) SAP
7 4 (10.00%) Unix
7 4 (10.00%) MS Excel

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) SystmOne
1 1 (2.50%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
1 1 (2.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) JBehave
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Equities
3 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.00%) IPTV
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.00%) System Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) OCP
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Avaya
4 1 (2.50%) Charles River
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.50%) Genesys
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) TSYS
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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