The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 104 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.075% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.080% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £250 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +3.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1677 1254 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.01% 94.64% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 612 868
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 79 74
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Senior Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Volume Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) JSF
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
4 3 (27.27%) RAD
4 3 (27.27%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) MSTest
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium
6 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) MSTest
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) JSF
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Volume Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) RAD
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) ATDD
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle