The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 576 557 574
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 25 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.034% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.037% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
Average daily rate
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£321 £345 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.88% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £550 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 24 £321 -6.88% 6
South East +8 10 £321 -35.71%
London +10 6 £425 +3.03% 2
South West -30 3 £310 -4.61% 1
West Midlands -12 2 - - 2
City of London +30 1 £400 +15.94%
Scotland -16 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £358 -
Leicester - 1 £250 -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Wiltshire - 1 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £338 -
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £358 -
Berkshire - 1 £295 -
Bristol - 1 £310 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Derby - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
4 8 (19.51%) QA
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Banking
6 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
6 6 (14.63%) XML
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) ISEB
7 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (9.76%) ETRM
8 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
8 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.76%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) VMS
8 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.32%) SAP
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
9 3 (7.32%) TDD

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP HCM
1 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.44%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.44%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Credit Derivative
1 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
1 3 (7.32%) Derivative
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) VMS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
3 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.76%) ETRM
6 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.32%) ETL
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) System Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft