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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 34 66 28
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 70 32 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.11% 2.07% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 2.20% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 78
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£300 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £201 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £348 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
1589 1457 1856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.36% 94.18% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 774 1010
Average daily rate £340 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 74 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
Leeds +11 33 £280 -6.66% 8
Bradford +5 12 £265 +12.76% 1
Halifax -2 10 £300 -6.97% 2
Huddersfield - 2 £235 -
Brighouse - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (32.21%) Test Scripting
2 43 (28.86%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (28.86%) Finance
3 40 (26.85%) SQL
4 37 (24.83%) ISEB
5 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (18.79%) ISTQB
7 27 (18.12%) QA
8 26 (17.45%) Banking
9 24 (16.11%) Retail
10 18 (12.08%) Web Services
11 17 (11.41%) HP
12 16 (10.74%) Oracle
13 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
13 15 (10.07%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (10.07%) Software Testing
14 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.40%) Test Management
15 13 (8.72%) Selenium
15 13 (8.72%) PHP
16 12 (8.05%) XML
17 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (7.38%) .NET
17 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (6.71%) BDD
18 10 (6.71%) Test Automation
18 10 (6.71%) Windows
19 9 (6.04%) ETL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.67%) MS Office
1 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.34%) ATM
2 1 (0.67%) LAN
2 1 (0.67%) WAN
2 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) VLAN
2 1 (0.67%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
1 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.01%) MySQL
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.34%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (8.72%) Selenium
3 9 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.03%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.36%) MSTest
6 3 (2.01%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.34%) JUnit
7 2 (1.34%) Toad
7 2 (1.34%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.67%) JBehave
General
1 43 (28.86%) Finance
2 26 (17.45%) Banking
3 24 (16.11%) Retail
4 9 (6.04%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) Web Services
2 12 (8.05%) XML
3 11 (7.38%) .NET
4 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.70%) SOAP
6 5 (3.36%) HTML
7 4 (2.68%) CSS
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.34%) WCF
8 2 (1.34%) Middleware
9 1 (0.67%) ODBC
9 1 (0.67%) Ajax
9 1 (0.67%) WF
9 1 (0.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) NHS
2 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.68%) STB
4 3 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.34%) iSeries
5 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.34%) AS400
5 2 (1.34%) Statistics
6 1 (0.67%) IPTV
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) Android
2 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.34%) Linux
3 2 (1.34%) UNIX
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.21%) Test Scripting
2 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
3 15 (10.07%) Software Testing
4 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.40%) Test Management
5 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.71%) BDD
6 10 (6.71%) Test Automation
7 9 (6.04%) ETL
7 9 (6.04%) Integration Testing
7 9 (6.04%) Manual Testing
8 8 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.70%) Performance Testing
9 7 (4.70%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.03%) High Availability
10 6 (4.03%) Regression Testing
11 5 (3.36%) Migration
11 5 (3.36%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.85%) SQL
2 13 (8.72%) PHP
3 7 (4.70%) C#
4 4 (2.68%) Java
4 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.34%) Python
6 1 (0.67%) Tcl
6 1 (0.67%) Perl
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (24.83%) ISEB
2 28 (18.79%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.12%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 43 (28.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) HP
2 16 (10.74%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.04%) VMware
4 2 (1.34%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.34%) Remedy
5 1 (0.67%) Informatica
5 1 (0.67%) Kofax
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago