The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 60 28 53
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 86 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 5.57% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 5.92% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 29
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£313 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-8.55% -20.95%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1532 1453 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.29% 94.17% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 875 698
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 104
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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 Test Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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 Test Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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 Test Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bradford -2 15 £328 -6.42% 4
Leeds -37 15 £256 -14.58% 13
Halifax -19 2 £333 +8.13% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £333 -
Ilkley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 40 (38.46%) SQL
2 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.69%) ISEB
4 29 (27.88%) Finance
5 26 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (23.08%) QA
7 21 (20.19%) Test Scripting
8 19 (18.27%) .NET
9 17 (16.35%) Web Services
10 16 (15.38%) SOA
11 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.42%) SOAP
11 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
11 15 (14.42%) Selenium
11 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
12 14 (13.46%) Test Management
12 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
13 13 (12.50%) XML
13 13 (12.50%) ISTQB
14 12 (11.54%) C#
15 11 (10.58%) Oracle
16 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
16 10 (9.62%) Waterfall
16 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing
17 9 (8.65%) Functional Testing
17 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (8.65%) Regression Testing
17 9 (8.65%) Java
17 9 (8.65%) Retail

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.92%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.92%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Selenium
1 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
2 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.77%) JIRA
4 5 (4.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.81%) MSTest
5 3 (2.88%) Toad
5 3 (2.88%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.92%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.92%) JMeter
6 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) Calabash
7 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (27.88%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Retail
3 8 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) Web Services
3 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET
3 15 (14.42%) SOAP
4 13 (12.50%) XML
5 6 (5.77%) WSDL
6 5 (4.81%) CSS
7 3 (2.88%) WCF
8 2 (1.92%) Ajax
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.92%) ODBC
9 1 (0.96%) Middleware
9 1 (0.96%) RESTful
9 1 (0.96%) WF
9 1 (0.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) AS400
3 3 (2.88%) NHS
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Android
2 4 (3.85%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (20.19%) Test Scripting
4 16 (15.38%) SOA
5 14 (13.46%) Test Management
5 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
6 10 (9.62%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing
7 9 (8.65%) Functional Testing
7 9 (8.65%) Regression Testing
7 9 (8.65%) Web Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 7 (6.73%) RAD
10 6 (5.77%) BDD
10 6 (5.77%) Change Control
10 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.77%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.77%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) C#
3 9 (8.65%) Java
4 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.96%) VBA
7 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) ISEB
2 13 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.96%) Apple
4 1 (0.96%) Kofax
4 1 (0.96%) Informatica
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