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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 60 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 59 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.71% 3.75% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.99% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 28
Average daily rate
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£280 £283 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £324 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
2026 1577 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.89% 93.76% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 996 760
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 55 65
Average hourly rate £13.18 £13.20 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -22.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 48 £290 +5.45% 12
Halifax -4 5 £270 -10.00%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (40.16%) SQL
2 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (33.86%) Test Scripting
4 35 (27.56%) Finance
5 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
5 30 (23.62%) QA
6 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
7 27 (21.26%) ISEB
7 27 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (18.90%) Manual Testing
9 23 (18.11%) Selenium
10 21 (16.54%) Web Services
10 21 (16.54%) Java
11 20 (15.75%) T-SQL
12 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (14.17%) Scrum
14 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (12.60%) TDD
15 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (12.60%) XML
15 16 (12.60%) BDD
16 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
16 15 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (11.81%) E-Commerce
17 14 (11.02%) Regression Testing
17 14 (11.02%) Banking
17 14 (11.02%) ISTQB
17 14 (11.02%) Waterfall
18 13 (10.24%) Open Source
18 13 (10.24%) Software Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (2.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.57%) Node.js
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) FTP
1 1 (0.79%) Wireless
1 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.30%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 23 (18.11%) Selenium
2 13 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.09%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.09%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.51%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.94%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.94%) WATIR
6 5 (3.94%) Sahi
6 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.15%) JIRA
7 4 (3.15%) JMeter
8 3 (2.36%) NUnit
8 3 (2.36%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.57%) Appium
10 1 (0.79%) GitLab
10 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.79%) Calabash
10 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 35 (27.56%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Banking
3 11 (8.66%) Retail
4 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.94%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.54%) Web Services
2 16 (12.60%) XML
3 13 (10.24%) .NET
4 8 (6.30%) RESTful
5 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.15%) CSS
6 3 (2.36%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.57%) Mustache
7 2 (1.57%) Sass
8 1 (0.79%) XSD
8 1 (0.79%) LAMP
8 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.94%) IVR
4 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.09%) Windows
2 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.51%) Android
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) UNIX
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.86%) Test Scripting
3 27 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (18.90%) Manual Testing
5 18 (14.17%) Scrum
6 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.60%) TDD
7 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (12.60%) BDD
8 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.81%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.02%) Regression Testing
9 14 (11.02%) Waterfall
10 13 (10.24%) Open Source
10 13 (10.24%) SOA
10 13 (10.24%) Software Testing
10 13 (10.24%) Performance Testing
11 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
11 12 (9.45%) Web Testing
11 12 (9.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) SQL
2 21 (16.54%) Java
3 20 (15.75%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.30%) C#
5 6 (4.72%) Ruby
6 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) ISEB
2 14 (11.02%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (23.62%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.15%) Citrix
2 4 (3.15%) VMware
3 3 (2.36%) Tableau
4 2 (1.57%) Capita
5 1 (0.79%) Splunk
5 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle
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