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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 69 33 63
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 49 81 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.49% 4.57% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 4.91% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 65 30
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£285 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
1811 1649 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.16% 93.06% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1094 632
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -33 22 £285 +3.63% 5
Bradford -4 21 £260 -3.70% 3
Halifax -15 4 £270 -10.00% 1
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 52 (47.27%) SQL
2 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.64%) Finance
4 36 (32.73%) QA
5 34 (30.91%) ISEB
5 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
6 26 (23.64%) Web Services
7 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 24 (21.82%) SOA
9 22 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 22 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 21 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (19.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (18.18%) XML
12 19 (17.27%) Scrum
13 18 (16.36%) .NET
14 17 (15.45%) Waterfall
15 16 (14.55%) Selenium
16 15 (13.64%) Manual Testing
16 15 (13.64%) ISTQB
16 15 (13.64%) Java
16 15 (13.64%) SDLC
17 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
18 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (11.82%) Performance Testing
18 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (10.91%) Mobile App
19 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
19 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
19 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (1.82%) SAS
1 2 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) FTP
1 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Selenium
2 11 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.18%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.18%) SoapUI
4 6 (5.45%) JMeter
5 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.55%) JIRA
6 4 (3.64%) WATIR
6 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.64%) Sahi
6 4 (3.64%) LoadUI
7 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.73%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.73%) NUnit
8 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.82%) Calabash
9 1 (0.91%) GitLab
9 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 37 (33.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) Web Services
2 20 (18.18%) XML
3 18 (16.36%) .NET
4 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.27%) CSS
6 6 (5.45%) SOAP
7 5 (4.55%) RESTful
8 4 (3.64%) WSDL
9 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.73%) WCF
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.82%) Mustache
10 2 (1.82%) Sass
11 1 (0.91%) XSD
11 1 (0.91%) LAMP
11 1 (0.91%) Middleware
11 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) IVR
4 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) Windows
1 9 (8.18%) Android
1 9 (8.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.91%) UNIX
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) SOA
3 22 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 21 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (17.27%) Scrum
6 17 (15.45%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.64%) Manual Testing
7 15 (13.64%) SDLC
8 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.82%) Performance Testing
10 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.00%) RUP
11 11 (10.00%) TDD
11 11 (10.00%) Coaching
12 10 (9.09%) BDD
12 10 (9.09%) Web Testing
12 10 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.27%) SQL
2 22 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (13.64%) Java
4 10 (9.09%) C#
5 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) VBScript
8 1 (0.91%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 34 (30.91%) ISEB
2 15 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) VMware
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (0.91%) Splunk
4 1 (0.91%) HP
4 1 (0.91%) ION Trading
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