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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 600 580 567
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 33 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.054% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.058% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 11
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£325 £333 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 26 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 4 September 2015. 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 -4 29 £325 -2.25% 3
London +7 10 £275 -35.29% 1
Hampshire 0 8 £339 +8.40%
South East -27 8 £339 +5.44% 1
Winchester - 8 £339 -
East of England +10 5 £400 +11.88%
Scotland -8 4 £285 - 1
Edinburgh -11 4 £285 - 1
City of London +9 3 £400 -3.03% 1
Suffolk +7 3 £400 +11.88%
Ipswich +4 3 £400 +11.88%
West Midlands +10 2 £295 - 1
South West -6 2 £369 +18.95%
Hertfordshire - 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire -9 1 £438 +29.62%
West Yorkshire -27 1 - -
Leeds -28 1 - -
Yorkshire -28 1 - -
North West - 1 £274 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
Warwickshire - 1 £290 -
Devon - 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 £274 -
Chester - 1 £274 -
Plymouth - 1 £300 -
Cheltenham - 1 £438 -

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 16 (28.07%) ISTQB
4 14 (24.56%) Finance
5 13 (22.81%) QA
5 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
7 11 (19.30%) ISEB
8 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
8 10 (17.54%) Test Management
8 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.79%) JIRA
9 9 (15.79%) Java
10 8 (14.04%) Selenium
10 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.28%) Banking
11 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
11 7 (12.28%) LoadRunner
11 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.53%) HP
12 6 (10.53%) XML
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
12 6 (10.53%) UNIX
12 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.53%) Retail
12 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Maximo
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
1 4 (7.02%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) WLAN
2 3 (5.26%) SNMP
2 3 (5.26%) IPv4
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 7 (12.28%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.02%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.02%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) Sahi
6 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.51%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) SOAP
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) XSD
4 1 (1.75%) XSLT
4 1 (1.75%) Flash
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) EFT
1 5 (8.77%) Smart Meter
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (1.75%) New Media
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.54%) Test Management
5 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
6 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Cash Management
10 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.77%) SOA
11 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.02%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Java
2 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.77%) Ruby
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) C++
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) ISTQB
2 11 (19.30%) ISEB
3 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.02%) Netcool
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) HP
3 5 (8.77%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) Avaya
5 3 (5.26%) Genesys
5 3 (5.26%) Verint
6 2 (3.51%) Splunk
7 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.75%) Infovista
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco
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