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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 58 60 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 52 46 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.58% 2.66% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.82% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 63
Average daily rate £286 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
1915 1634 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.99% 94.56% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 889
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 40 £300 +14.28% 12
Bradford -5 4 £225 -28.57%
Halifax +5 2 £284 -10.00%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 68 (47.22%) SQL
2 57 (39.58%) Test Scripting
3 54 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (29.86%) SQL Server
5 39 (27.08%) Finance
6 37 (25.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (22.92%) ISEB
8 32 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 32 (22.22%) .NET
9 30 (20.83%) Visual Studio
9 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 27 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (18.75%) Selenium
10 27 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (18.06%) Functional Testing
12 25 (17.36%) ISTQB
12 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 23 (15.97%) QA
15 22 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (15.28%) Defect Tracking
16 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
16 21 (14.58%) Performance Testing
16 21 (14.58%) Waterfall
17 20 (13.89%) JIRA
17 20 (13.89%) C#
17 20 (13.89%) Regression Testing
18 19 (13.19%) XML
18 19 (13.19%) LoadRunner
18 19 (13.19%) Manual Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (3.47%) Confluence
2 2 (1.39%) CMS
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Jadu
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.78%) GSM
1 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) SNMP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (25.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.39%) MySQL
11 1 (0.69%) MS Access
11 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 27 (18.75%) Selenium
3 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (13.89%) JIRA
5 19 (13.19%) LoadRunner
6 17 (11.81%) Cucumber
6 17 (11.81%) JMeter
7 16 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 13 (9.03%) HP UFT
9 9 (6.25%) Appium
10 6 (4.17%) Gatling
10 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.17%) Maven
10 6 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (4.17%) The Grinder
10 6 (4.17%) VisualVM
10 6 (4.17%) YourKit
11 5 (3.47%) eggPlant
12 4 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (27.08%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Publishing
2 8 (5.56%) Retail
3 6 (4.17%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.22%) .NET
2 19 (13.19%) XML
3 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.03%) CSS
4 13 (9.03%) Web Services
5 8 (5.56%) SOAP
6 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.17%) Spring
7 4 (2.78%) REST
8 3 (2.08%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.08%) JSON
8 3 (2.08%) OAuth
8 3 (2.08%) OAuth2
8 3 (2.08%) RESTful
8 3 (2.08%) Swagger
9 2 (1.39%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.69%) WCF
10 1 (0.69%) WSDL
10 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.39%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.69%) IVR
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 7 (4.86%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.08%) Unix
3 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Test Scripting
2 54 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (18.06%) Functional Testing
5 22 (15.28%) Defect Tracking
6 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 21 (14.58%) Performance Testing
6 21 (14.58%) Waterfall
7 20 (13.89%) Regression Testing
8 19 (13.19%) Manual Testing
8 19 (13.19%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (12.50%) Test Management
10 17 (11.81%) Integration Testing
11 16 (11.11%) Scrum
12 15 (10.42%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.72%) System Testing
14 13 (9.03%) SOA
15 11 (7.64%) Analytics
16 10 (6.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.22%) SQL
2 32 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.89%) C#
5 12 (8.33%) Java
6 10 (6.94%) Ruby
7 8 (5.56%) Python
8 6 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (4.17%) Scala
8 6 (4.17%) VBA
8 6 (4.17%) VBScript
9 4 (2.78%) C
10 2 (1.39%) Perl
10 2 (1.39%) PHP
10 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) ISEB
2 25 (17.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.97%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Firmware
2 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 11 (7.64%) HP
4 6 (4.17%) AppDynamics
4 6 (4.17%) Dynatrace
4 6 (4.17%) IBM
4 6 (4.17%) New Relic
4 6 (4.17%) VMware
5 4 (2.78%) Tableau
6 2 (1.39%) Citrix
6 2 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Genesys
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus
7 1 (0.69%) Verint