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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 613 576 578
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 28 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 31
Median daily rate £338 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £298 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.02% -4.80%
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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 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
(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 -52 22 £340 +13.33% 10
South West +1 7 £340 -16.30% 1
South East -20 6 £356 +20.76% 1
London -26 4 £500 +31.57% 3
Gloucestershire +9 3 £389 -11.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £336 +13.98%
Milton Keynes -1 2 £336 +13.98%
Scotland -10 2 £344 -23.61%
Somerset - 2 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £425 +30.76%
Cheltenham +8 1 £438 - 1
Glasgow +7 1 £313 -16.66%
Wales +7 1 £313 - 1
East of England +6 1 - - 1
Maidenhead +3 1 £375 +70.45%
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
South Wales 0 1 £313 - 1
Berkshire -2 1 £375 +70.45%
Bristol -3 1 £285 -6.55%
Manchester -8 1 £340 -
Edinburgh -10 1 £375 -16.66%
North West -14 1 £340 +15.25%
Cardiff -18 1 £313 - 1
Kent - 1 £463 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £425 -
Ipswich - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) ISTQB
4 19 (25.33%) Software Testing
4 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
5 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
6 17 (22.67%) Gherkin
7 15 (20.00%) Test Management
7 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (20.00%) Ruby
8 14 (18.67%) Cucumber
8 14 (18.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (17.33%) MS Office
10 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.00%) Banking
10 12 (16.00%) Capybara
10 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.67%) Office 365
11 11 (14.67%) SAP
11 11 (14.67%) MS Project
11 11 (14.67%) MS Visio
11 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
11 11 (14.67%) ITIL
11 11 (14.67%) Project Management
12 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
12 10 (13.33%) ISEB
12 10 (13.33%) Retail
12 10 (13.33%) HL7

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 1 (1.33%) SAS
1 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.33%) MS Office
3 11 (14.67%) MS Project
3 11 (14.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.67%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.33%) SystmOne
3 1 (1.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Cucumber
2 12 (16.00%) Capybara
3 9 (12.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (10.67%) Selenium
5 5 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.67%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.33%) JBehave
8 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.00%) Electronics
6 3 (4.00%) Law
6 3 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Billing
7 1 (1.33%) Front Office
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) Gherkin
2 9 (12.00%) HTML
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 5 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) NHS
2 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) IPTV
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.33%) AS400
3 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.33%) Derivative
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
3 15 (20.00%) Test Management
4 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.67%) ITIL
6 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (14.67%) Project Management
7 10 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 8 (10.67%) Time Management
10 7 (9.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.00%) Scrum
12 5 (6.67%) Defect Management
12 5 (6.67%) Manual Testing
12 5 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (5.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.67%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) VBA
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) ISTQB
2 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (13.33%) ISEB
5 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) OCP
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) HL7
2 9 (12.00%) QA
3 7 (9.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) SAP
3 5 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Charles River
5 1 (1.33%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.33%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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