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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Test Analyst
UK
Rank 559 583 570
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 33 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.084% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.089% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 22
Median daily rate £413 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
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 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +6 30 £430 +18.62% 5
South West +12 9 £294 -21.66% 1
London -11 8 £463 +11.44%
South East +19 5 £438 +20.68% 1
Devon -1 3 £294 -31.68%
West Midlands -5 3 £225 -25.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £475 -
North East - 3 £475 -
Exeter - 3 £294 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £475 -
Scotland +23 2 £288 -4.16%
Gloucestershire +5 2 £369 -1.66% 1
Birmingham - 2 £225 -
Wiltshire - 2 £288 -
Bristol - 2 £500 -
Swindon - 2 £288 -
Edinburgh +22 1 £288 -4.16%
North West +21 1 £475 +72.72% 2
Yorkshire +10 1 £279 -1.76% 1
West Yorkshire +9 1 £279 -1.76% 1
Halifax +7 1 £279 -1.76%
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Cirencester +3 1 £263 -30.00%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £475 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £430 -
Worthing - 1 £438 -
Reading - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 - 1

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Performance Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Selenium
4 11 (23.91%) Defect Management
5 10 (21.74%) JIRA
6 9 (19.57%) Retail
6 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
7 8 (17.39%) Banking
7 8 (17.39%) Project Management
8 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) QA
8 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Test Management
9 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
9 6 (13.04%) Java
9 6 (13.04%) XML
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
10 5 (10.87%) HP
10 5 (10.87%) ISEB
10 5 (10.87%) Finance
10 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
10 5 (10.87%) 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) CHAP
1 1 (2.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Selenium
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
4 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.35%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) Appium
8 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.17%) Maven
8 1 (2.17%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.17%) StarTeam
8 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.17%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.17%) EPoS
2 1 (2.17%) Fintech
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
2 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Performance Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Defect Management
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Test Management
7 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) User Stories
10 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) ISEB
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) HP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) Avaya
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Genesys
4 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.17%) Northgate
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas
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