The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 36 66 38
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 63 34 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.77% 2.21% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 2.34% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 65
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£280 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £348 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1563 1450 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.42% 94.28% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 762 1006
Average daily rate £345 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £16.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 31 £275 -6.77% 9
Bradford +15 12 £275 +22.22% 1
Halifax -6 9 £300 +7.14% 5
Huddersfield +3 2 £235 +4.44%
Brighouse - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 50 (29.76%) Finance
1 50 (29.76%) SQL
2 49 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
3 46 (27.38%) Test Scripting
4 35 (20.83%) ISEB
5 33 (19.64%) Banking
5 33 (19.64%) Retail
6 30 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.90%) Oracle
9 20 (11.90%) QA
10 18 (10.71%) HP
11 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
12 16 (9.52%) Software Testing
13 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (8.93%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (8.93%) XML
13 15 (8.93%) Windows
14 14 (8.33%) .NET
14 14 (8.33%) Retail Banking
15 13 (7.74%) PHP
15 13 (7.74%) Web Services
16 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
16 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
16 12 (7.14%) Test Strategy
17 11 (6.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (6.55%) VMware
18 10 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (5.95%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.19%) IIS
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) LAN
1 4 (2.38%) WAN
1 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.19%) SAN
2 2 (1.19%) Firewall
2 2 (1.19%) SMTP
2 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.19%) VLAN
2 2 (1.19%) NAS
2 2 (1.19%) ATM
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) IGMP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.76%) Selenium
4 4 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.19%) JUnit
5 2 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (1.19%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) JBehave
General
1 50 (29.76%) Finance
2 33 (19.64%) Banking
2 33 (19.64%) Retail
3 14 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.93%) XML
2 14 (8.33%) .NET
3 13 (7.74%) Web Services
4 8 (4.76%) HTML
5 5 (2.98%) CSS
6 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.79%) JSF
6 3 (1.79%) WCF
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.19%) SOAP
7 2 (1.19%) Middleware
8 1 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.98%) NHS
1 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.38%) STB
3 3 (1.79%) Statistics
3 3 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.19%) iSeries
4 2 (1.19%) AS400
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Open Source
5 1 (0.60%) IPTV
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (1.79%) Linux
3 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.38%) Test Scripting
2 30 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
5 16 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 10 (5.95%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.95%) Test Management
8 10 (5.95%) Test Automation
8 10 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.36%) Scrum
9 9 (5.36%) BDD
10 8 (4.76%) High Availability
10 8 (4.76%) ETL
11 7 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.17%) Performance Testing
11 7 (4.17%) Manual Testing
12 6 (3.57%) System Testing
12 6 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.76%) SQL
2 13 (7.74%) PHP
3 7 (4.17%) C#
4 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.79%) Python
6 3 (1.79%) Java
6 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.19%) Perl
7 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.19%) Tcl
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (20.83%) ISEB
2 28 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 11 (6.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.90%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) Oracle
2 18 (10.71%) HP
3 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.55%) VMware
5 2 (1.19%) Remedy
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.60%) Google
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £365 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago