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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 635 588 584
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 15 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 54 23
Median daily rate £368 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 20 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 25 August 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 15 £368 +13.07% 14
London -26 7 £400 +20.75% 4
City of London +36 2 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England +11 2 £338 -14.55% 1
Essex +8 2 £338 -13.46%
Hampshire -7 2 £340 -
South East -10 2 £340 -2.85% 2
West Midlands -32 2 - - 3
Southampton +13 1 £340 +94.28%
Leeds +8 1 - - 1
North West +7 1 £350 +43.58%
West Yorkshire +5 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 4
Warwickshire -6 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Banking
4 11 (26.19%) ISEB
5 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 7 (16.67%) System Testing
7 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) SAP
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) QA
8 6 (14.29%) Retail
8 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
9 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
9 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco
10 4 (9.52%) HP
10 4 (9.52%) Unix
10 4 (9.52%) Java
10 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner
10 4 (9.52%) 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.38%) SystmOne
1 1 (2.38%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) ATM
1 1 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
2 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) JBehave
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Billing
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Equities
2 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.76%) IPTV
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 7 (16.67%) System Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Test Management
9 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 2 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.19%) ISEB
3 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) OCP
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Avaya
4 1 (2.38%) Charles River
4 1 (2.38%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.38%) Genesys
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) TSYS