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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 38 35 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 102 70 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.46% 4.11% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 4.39% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 22
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£286 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £341 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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
2148 1596 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.88% 93.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 976 778
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 74
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 63 £280 - 10
Bradford +5 33 £350 +32.07%
Halifax -4 2 £270 -10.00%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 85 (55.92%) SQL
2 68 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 64 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 55 (36.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (34.21%) T-SQL
6 49 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
8 46 (30.26%) Finance
9 37 (24.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (21.05%) .NET
10 32 (21.05%) Manual Testing
11 31 (20.39%) XML
12 30 (19.74%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (19.74%) E-Commerce
12 30 (19.74%) C#
12 30 (19.74%) Visual Studio
12 30 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (19.08%) Regression Testing
14 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
14 26 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
16 24 (15.79%) QA
17 23 (15.13%) Selenium
17 23 (15.13%) System Testing
18 22 (14.47%) Unit Testing
18 22 (14.47%) SOA
19 21 (13.82%) ISEB
19 21 (13.82%) CSS
19 21 (13.82%) Performance Testing
20 20 (13.16%) Test Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) SAS
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) FTP
1 1 (0.66%) Wireless
1 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 55 (36.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (19.74%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (9.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.66%) IDMS
9 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Visual Studio
2 26 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (15.13%) Selenium
4 15 (9.87%) JMeter
5 8 (5.26%) eggPlant
6 6 (3.95%) Appium
7 5 (3.29%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.63%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.63%) JIRA
9 3 (1.97%) NUnit
9 3 (1.97%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.32%) MSTest
11 1 (0.66%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.66%) Sahi
11 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.66%) XMLSpy
General
1 46 (30.26%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Banking
3 10 (6.58%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.95%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.05%) .NET
2 31 (20.39%) XML
3 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
4 21 (13.82%) CSS
5 18 (11.84%) Web Services
6 4 (2.63%) RESTful
7 3 (1.97%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.66%) REST
8 1 (0.66%) XSD
8 1 (0.66%) LAMP
8 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) IVR
3 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) UNIX
3 1 (0.66%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.66%) Android
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 49 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (21.05%) Manual Testing
5 30 (19.74%) E-Commerce
5 30 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (19.08%) Regression Testing
7 23 (15.13%) System Testing
8 22 (14.47%) SOA
8 22 (14.47%) Unit Testing
9 21 (13.82%) Performance Testing
10 20 (13.16%) Test Management
11 19 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 18 (11.84%) Scrum
13 15 (9.87%) Web Testing
13 15 (9.87%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.24%) Coaching
14 11 (7.24%) RUP
15 10 (6.58%) ETL
15 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) SQL
2 52 (34.21%) T-SQL
3 30 (19.74%) C#
4 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.55%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) ISEB
2 14 (9.21%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Nessus
Vendors
1 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.87%) VMware
3 8 (5.26%) Tableau
4 5 (3.29%) Citrix
5 2 (1.32%) HP
5 2 (1.32%) Capita
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (0.66%) Splunk
6 1 (0.66%) Verint
6 1 (0.66%) Genesys
6 1 (0.66%) Lotus
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