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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 62 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 56 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.73% 2.71% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.84% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 51
Median daily rate £320 £280 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -27.11%
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
1989 2076 1603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.88% 95.19% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1462 1015
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 67 57
Median hourly rate £12.82 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 July 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 -9 38 £315 +8.62% 12
Bradford - 9 £313 - 2
Halifax -4 4 £330 +22.22%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (41.57%) Selenium
2 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
4 28 (31.46%) ISEB
5 24 (26.97%) WebDriver
6 22 (24.72%) ISTQB
7 21 (23.60%) SQL
8 20 (22.47%) HP
8 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (19.10%) BDD
10 16 (17.98%) Functional Testing
10 16 (17.98%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (17.98%) QA
10 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
10 16 (17.98%) Finance
11 15 (16.85%) C#
12 14 (15.73%) Integration Testing
12 14 (15.73%) Cucumber
13 13 (14.61%) Automation Testing
14 12 (13.48%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (13.48%) SoapUI
14 12 (13.48%) Java
15 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
15 11 (12.36%) JIRA
15 11 (12.36%) SDLC
16 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
16 10 (11.24%) System Testing
16 10 (11.24%) CRM
17 9 (10.11%) Automated Testing
17 9 (10.11%) Test Planning

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 (3.37%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.49%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.37%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.37%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (41.57%) Selenium
2 24 (26.97%) WebDriver
3 14 (15.73%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.48%) SoapUI
5 11 (12.36%) JIRA
6 5 (5.62%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.37%) WinRunner
9 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.25%) Maven
9 2 (2.25%) Subversion
10 1 (1.12%) Appium
10 1 (1.12%) Hudson
10 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.12%) NUnit
10 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
1 8 (8.99%) XML
2 4 (4.49%) HTML
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.25%) Spring
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) IVR
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Linux
1 2 (2.25%) Unix
2 1 (1.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
3 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (19.10%) BDD
5 16 (17.98%) Functional Testing
5 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
6 14 (15.73%) Integration Testing
7 13 (14.61%) Automation Testing
8 12 (13.48%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
9 11 (12.36%) SDLC
10 10 (11.24%) CRM
10 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
10 10 (11.24%) System Testing
11 9 (10.11%) Automated Testing
11 9 (10.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.11%) Test Planning
12 8 (8.99%) Defect Management
13 7 (7.87%) Scrum
13 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) C#
3 12 (13.48%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) Python
4 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) C++
7 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) ISEB
2 22 (24.72%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) MCAD
6 1 (1.12%) MCSD
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) HP
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.12%) JDA
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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