The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 72 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 2.68% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.81% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 27
Median daily rate £277 £284 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.76%

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
1374 1885 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.42% 95.35% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1242 1118
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 64
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Leeds -20 15 £263 -11.01% 12
Halifax +15 10 £295 +4.05% 2
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) ISEB
3 17 (32.69%) QA
4 16 (30.77%) SDLC
5 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
5 15 (28.85%) Manual Testing
6 13 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 12 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
9 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.38%) XML
11 8 (15.38%) SOAP
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) Web Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Groovy
12 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (11.54%) JIRA
13 6 (11.54%) Selenium
13 6 (11.54%) BDD
13 6 (11.54%) Finance
13 6 (11.54%) Scrum
14 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
14 5 (9.62%) .NET
14 5 (9.62%) SQL Server

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
1 2 (3.85%) SAS
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) GIS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.77%) MSTest
7 2 (3.85%) JMeter
7 2 (3.85%) Maven
7 2 (3.85%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.92%) Hudson
8 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) SOAP
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) Spring
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) SDLC
4 15 (28.85%) Manual Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
7 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.38%) Web Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.54%) BDD
11 6 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (11.54%) Scrum
12 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
12 5 (9.62%) System Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Load Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Groovy
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) ISEB
2 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) HP
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Telerik
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