The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 36 66 35
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 70 35 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.18% 2.33% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 2.45% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 63
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£280 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £348 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -40.00%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1562 1430 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.20% 95.08% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 747 1002
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 79
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +21 41 £275 - 5
Bradford +13 10 £275 +26.43% 1
Halifax -2 9 £300 +7.14% 1
Huddersfield +3 2 £235 +4.44%
Brighouse - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 51 (29.48%) HP Quality Center
2 50 (28.90%) Finance
3 48 (27.75%) Test Scripting
4 47 (27.17%) SQL
5 39 (22.54%) Banking
5 39 (22.54%) Retail
6 37 (21.39%) ISEB
7 33 (19.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (17.34%) ISTQB
9 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (11.56%) Oracle
11 19 (10.98%) Retail Banking
12 18 (10.40%) Software Testing
12 18 (10.40%) HP
12 18 (10.40%) QA
13 17 (9.83%) E-Commerce
14 16 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (8.67%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (8.67%) Windows
16 13 (7.51%) XML
16 13 (7.51%) PHP
16 13 (7.51%) Test Strategy
17 12 (6.94%) Test Automation
17 12 (6.94%) .NET
17 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
18 11 (6.36%) VMware
18 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
18 11 (6.36%) Web Services
19 10 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (5.78%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.16%) IIS
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) LAN
1 4 (2.31%) WAN
1 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.16%) SAN
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
2 2 (1.16%) SMTP
2 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.16%) VLAN
2 2 (1.16%) NAS
2 2 (1.16%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) IGMP
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.05%) Selenium
4 5 (2.89%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.16%) JUnit
6 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.58%) JBehave
7 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.58%) JMeter
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 50 (28.90%) Finance
2 39 (22.54%) Banking
2 39 (22.54%) Retail
3 19 (10.98%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) XML
2 12 (6.94%) .NET
3 11 (6.36%) Web Services
4 8 (4.62%) HTML
5 5 (2.89%) CSS
6 3 (1.73%) JSF
7 2 (1.16%) WCF
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.16%) SOAP
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.16%) Middleware
8 1 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.31%) NHS
2 4 (2.31%) STB
2 4 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.73%) Statistics
4 2 (1.16%) AS400
4 2 (1.16%) iSeries
4 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Open Source
5 1 (0.58%) IPTV
5 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.67%) Windows
2 3 (1.73%) Linux
3 2 (1.16%) Android
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.75%) Test Scripting
2 33 (19.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.40%) Software Testing
5 17 (9.83%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.51%) Test Strategy
8 12 (6.94%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.78%) Integration Testing
9 10 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.20%) Scrum
10 9 (5.20%) Test Management
10 9 (5.20%) BDD
11 8 (4.62%) High Availability
11 8 (4.62%) ETL
12 7 (4.05%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.05%) Performance Testing
12 7 (4.05%) Manual Testing
13 6 (3.47%) System Testing
13 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.17%) SQL
2 13 (7.51%) PHP
3 7 (4.05%) C#
4 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.73%) Python
6 3 (1.73%) Java
6 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.16%) Perl
7 2 (1.16%) Tcl
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (21.39%) ISEB
2 30 (17.34%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (29.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (11.56%) Oracle
2 18 (10.40%) HP
3 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.36%) VMware
5 2 (1.16%) Remedy
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.58%) Google
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