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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 84 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.49% 3.34% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 3.55% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 45 37
Median daily rate £281 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £356 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
1476 2029 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.60% 94.20% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1326 1068
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 87 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -29 17 £275 -8.33% 12
Halifax +7 3 £295 +1.11% 2
Bradford +7 1 £300 -
Castleford - 1 - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (43.48%) Test Scripting
2 29 (42.03%) ISEB
3 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) Selenium
5 20 (28.99%) ISTQB
6 19 (27.54%) SDLC
7 18 (26.09%) QA
8 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
9 14 (20.29%) SoapUI
9 14 (20.29%) Regression Testing
10 13 (18.84%) SQL
11 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Functional Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Automation Testing
12 11 (15.94%) BDD
12 11 (15.94%) JIRA
12 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
12 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.49%) C#
13 10 (14.49%) CRM
13 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
14 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (13.04%) Web Testing
14 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
14 9 (13.04%) Java
15 8 (11.59%) HP
15 8 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
16 7 (10.14%) Non-Functional Testing
16 7 (10.14%) Finance

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 (2.90%) CMS
1 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.90%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.90%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.90%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) GIS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Selenium
2 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
3 14 (20.29%) SoapUI
4 11 (15.94%) JIRA
5 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
6 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.25%) HP UFT
8 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.35%) JMeter
9 3 (4.35%) WinRunner
10 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.90%) Maven
10 2 (2.90%) MSTest
10 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.90%) Subversion
11 1 (1.45%) Hudson
11 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
1 7 (10.14%) XML
2 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.90%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Ajax
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) CSS
6 1 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.90%) IVR
2 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Test Scripting
2 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) SDLC
4 14 (20.29%) Regression Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Automation Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Functional Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 11 (15.94%) BDD
6 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
7 10 (14.49%) CRM
8 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Web Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (10.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Scrum
11 6 (8.70%) System Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.25%) OO
13 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) Groovy
4 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) ISEB
2 20 (28.99%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCAD
4 1 (1.45%) MCSD
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) HP
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) JDA
4 1 (1.45%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.45%) Telerik