The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 567 526 576
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 20 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate £363 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £317 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £345 £323
% change year-on-year
-20.28% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 16 £338 -2.17% 10
London -22 8 £363 -29.26%
City of London -10 5 £363 -29.26%
South East -14 3 £275 -14.06%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland - 2 £488 -
Edinburgh - 2 £488 -
Berkshire - 2 £263 -
Hampshire +4 1 £275 -9.09%
South West -24 1 £275 -20.86% 4
North West - 1 £338 -
Manchester - 1 £338 -
Newbury - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 6
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (46.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) ISEB
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
6 6 (18.75%) QA
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) SAP
7 5 (15.63%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (12.50%) ETRM
8 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) VMS
8 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) MultiFonds
9 3 (9.38%) Banking
9 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
9 3 (9.38%) MS Project
9 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) SAP HR
9 3 (9.38%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (9.38%) Selenium
10 2 (6.25%) JIRA
10 2 (6.25%) SAP HCM
10 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.25%) WebDriver

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MultiFonds
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HR
2 2 (6.25%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.13%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SS7
1 1 (3.13%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) Toad
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (12.50%) ETRM
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) System Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas 50
Rate: Up to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago