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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 617 589 595
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 26 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.093% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.098% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 16
Median daily rate £340 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £293 £308
% change year-on-year
+15.81% -4.87%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -20 21 £400 +25.00% 5
London +7 9 £475 +36.20% 1
South East -2 5 £358 +10.00% 1
South West 0 4 £438 +56.25%
Hampshire +4 3 £383 +53.00%
East of England +15 2 £338 -15.62%
Scotland -10 2 £356 +25.00%
Edinburgh -12 2 £356 +25.00%
Essex - 2 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £438 -
Somerset - 2 - -
City of London +39 1 - - 1
Southampton +17 1 £340 +94.28%
Berkshire -9 1 £375 +50.00%
Manchester -14 1 £340 +29.52%
North West -16 1 £340 +20.88% 1
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £438 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £425 -

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (35.48%) Finance
1 22 (35.48%) ISTQB
2 20 (32.26%) Test Scripting
3 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
3 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) Test Management
5 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 14 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (20.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
7 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (17.74%) ISEB
7 11 (17.74%) PRINCE2
7 11 (17.74%) Banking
8 10 (16.13%) Ruby
8 10 (16.13%) HL7
8 10 (16.13%) MS Project
8 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
8 10 (16.13%) Project Management
9 9 (14.52%) HTML
9 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
9 9 (14.52%) Gherkin
9 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
10 8 (12.90%) HP UFT
10 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.90%) Retail
11 7 (11.29%) MS Office
11 7 (11.29%) XML
11 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Capybara

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 1 (1.61%) SAS
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Project
2 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
3 7 (11.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) SystmOne
1 1 (1.61%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.90%) HP UFT
3 7 (11.29%) Capybara
4 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.84%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) JBehave
7 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Retail
4 6 (9.68%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Billing
5 2 (3.23%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Front Office
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Gherkin
1 9 (14.52%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) IPTV
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) AS400
3 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.61%) Derivative
3 1 (1.61%) Equities
3 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Unix
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Test Scripting
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
3 16 (25.81%) Test Management
4 13 (20.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (17.74%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.13%) Project Management
7 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 6 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.45%) Defect Management
12 4 (6.45%) Migration
13 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Ruby
2 4 (6.45%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.23%) C++
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) ISEB
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) OCP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) HL7
2 6 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Charles River
5 1 (1.61%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) TSYS