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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 641 592 595
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 20 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.100% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 19
Median daily rate £375 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 23 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 29 July 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 -37 18 £385 +18.46% 9
London -10 9 £413 +22.22% 2
South East -5 3 £308 -12.14% 1
City of London +45 2 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England +14 2 £338 -15.62%
Essex +3 2 £338 -13.46%
Scotland +1 2 £356 +24.45%
Hampshire -2 2 £340 +8.62%
Edinburgh -3 2 £356 +24.45%
Southampton +9 1 £340 +94.28%
North West -4 1 £350 +43.58% 1
South West -7 1 £438 +59.09% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £438 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £438 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) ISEB
5 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.56%) Retail
7 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) QA
7 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
7 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) SAP
7 6 (13.33%) HP UFT
7 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.33%) System Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Test Management
8 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 5 (11.11%) HP
8 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.89%) Unix
9 4 (8.89%) Java
9 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing

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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.22%) SystmOne
1 1 (2.22%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) JBehave
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (2.22%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Java EE
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Equities
2 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.44%) IPTV
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) AS400
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
1 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.33%) System Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Test Management
7 4 (8.89%) Defect Management
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) C++
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
2 11 (24.44%) ISEB
3 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) OCP
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) SAP
3 5 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Charles River
5 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) TSYS
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