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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 90 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 110 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.74% 4.81% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 5.01% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 73 45
Median daily rate £315 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £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 £36.50 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -21.94%
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
1830 2195 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.57% 96.06% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1473 939
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 97 77
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -36 20 £318 +13.39% 11
Bradford -9 9 £300 -14.28% 4
Halifax +7 1 £325 - 1
Castleford - 1 - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) Test Scripting
3 30 (37.04%) Selenium
4 29 (35.80%) ISEB
5 21 (25.93%) ISTQB
6 19 (23.46%) HP
6 19 (23.46%) WebDriver
7 18 (22.22%) SDLC
7 18 (22.22%) SQL
8 16 (19.75%) QA
8 16 (19.75%) Functional Testing
9 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (18.52%) System Testing
10 14 (17.28%) Finance
11 13 (16.05%) Java
11 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (16.05%) SoapUI
11 13 (16.05%) BDD
12 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
12 12 (14.81%) Automation Testing
12 12 (14.81%) C#
12 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Integration Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Software Testing
13 10 (12.35%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (12.35%) JIRA
13 10 (12.35%) .NET
13 10 (12.35%) CRM
14 9 (11.11%) XML
14 9 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 3 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.94%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.70%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.70%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (37.04%) Selenium
2 19 (23.46%) WebDriver
3 13 (16.05%) SoapUI
4 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 10 (12.35%) JIRA
6 6 (7.41%) HP UFT
7 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.94%) WinRunner
9 3 (3.70%) JMeter
10 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.47%) Maven
10 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.47%) Subversion
11 1 (1.23%) Hudson
11 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.23%) MSTest
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) SOAP
4 3 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
6 1 (1.23%) Ajax
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) IVR
3 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) Test Scripting
3 18 (22.22%) SDLC
4 16 (19.75%) Functional Testing
5 15 (18.52%) System Testing
5 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (16.05%) BDD
7 12 (14.81%) Automation Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.35%) CRM
8 10 (12.35%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 9 (11.11%) Web Testing
10 8 (9.88%) Defect Management
10 8 (9.88%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (8.64%) Software Delivery
12 6 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) Groovy
6 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) ISEB
2 21 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.23%) MCAD
6 1 (1.23%) MCSD
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) HP
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) JDA
5 1 (1.23%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.23%) Telerik
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