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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 73 70 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 44 50 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 2.49% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.62% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 66
Median daily rate £313 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-55.53% -5.03%
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
1946 1910 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.10% 95.12% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1270 1140
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 64
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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
Leeds +1 30 £300 +5.26% 11
Bradford +5 9 £356 +37.01% 1
Halifax -2 2 £345 +27.77%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 26 (32.10%) SQL
4 23 (28.40%) Selenium
5 20 (24.69%) ISEB
6 19 (23.46%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Finance
8 16 (19.75%) ISTQB
9 15 (18.52%) HP
10 14 (17.28%) Integration Testing
10 14 (17.28%) Functional Testing
11 13 (16.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (16.05%) BDD
11 13 (16.05%) SoapUI
12 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
12 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
12 12 (14.81%) System Testing
12 12 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
13 11 (13.58%) Scrum
14 10 (12.35%) QA
15 9 (11.11%) Test Management
15 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 8 (9.88%) .NET
16 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
16 8 (9.88%) Test Planning
16 8 (9.88%) Defect Management
16 8 (9.88%) Automation Testing
16 8 (9.88%) Manual Testing

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 3 (3.70%) SAS
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
2 2 (2.47%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Jadu
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.23%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.70%) GSM
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Selenium
2 13 (16.05%) SoapUI
3 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 6 (7.41%) JIRA
5 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
5 5 (6.17%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.70%) JMeter
7 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.47%) Appium
8 2 (2.47%) Gatling
8 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.47%) Maven
8 2 (2.47%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (2.47%) The Grinder
8 2 (2.47%) VisualVM
8 2 (2.47%) YourKit
9 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) SOAP
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) REST
3 3 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) WSDL
5 1 (1.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) IVR
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.47%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (17.28%) Functional Testing
4 14 (17.28%) Integration Testing
5 13 (16.05%) BDD
5 13 (16.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (14.81%) System Testing
7 11 (13.58%) Scrum
7 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
8 9 (11.11%) Test Management
8 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.88%) Automation Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Defect Management
9 8 (9.88%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.88%) Test Planning
10 7 (8.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Java
3 6 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) Ruby
4 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Scala
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
6 2 (2.47%) VBScript
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Groovy
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) ISEB
2 16 (19.75%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) HP
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.47%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.47%) IBM
4 2 (2.47%) New Relic
5 1 (1.23%) RedPrairie
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