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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 46 24 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 72 106 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.59% 6.06% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 6.51% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 78 23
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£285 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-67.72% +450.00%
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
1841 1628 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.91% 93.08% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1071 606
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 62 82
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £9.50 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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
Bradford +3 35 £293 +8.33% 3
Leeds -29 32 £293 +14.14% 6
Halifax -12 2 - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 60 (54.05%) SQL
2 48 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (38.74%) Finance
4 38 (34.23%) ISEB
5 32 (28.83%) QA
6 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
7 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 26 (23.42%) Web Services
9 25 (22.52%) SOA
10 24 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (20.72%) Test Scripting
12 22 (19.82%) T-SQL
13 21 (18.92%) XML
13 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (17.12%) .NET
15 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
16 17 (15.32%) Scrum
17 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
18 15 (13.51%) Regression Testing
18 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (12.61%) Software Testing
20 13 (11.71%) Java
20 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
21 12 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
21 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
21 12 (10.81%) Selenium
21 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
21 12 (10.81%) Manual Testing
21 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
22 11 (9.91%) Coaching

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (1.80%) SAS
1 2 (1.80%) Node.js
2 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Office
2 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.90%) FTP
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Selenium
2 11 (9.91%) SoapUI
2 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.11%) JIRA
4 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.41%) JMeter
6 5 (4.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.60%) WATIR
7 4 (3.60%) Sahi
7 4 (3.60%) LoadUI
8 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.80%) Calabash
9 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.90%) JUnit
10 1 (0.90%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.90%) Subversion
10 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
General
1 43 (38.74%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) Web Services
2 21 (18.92%) XML
3 19 (17.12%) .NET
4 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.21%) CSS
6 7 (6.31%) SOAP
7 5 (4.50%) WSDL
7 5 (4.50%) RESTful
8 3 (2.70%) WCF
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.80%) Mustache
9 2 (1.80%) Sass
10 1 (0.90%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.90%) Middleware
10 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.41%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.70%) AS400
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Android
2 9 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) SOA
3 24 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (20.72%) Test Scripting
5 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
6 17 (15.32%) Scrum
7 15 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 14 (12.61%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.81%) Manual Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Web Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Test Management
10 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
10 11 (9.91%) System Testing
10 11 (9.91%) RUP
10 11 (9.91%) Coaching
11 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
12 8 (7.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.05%) SQL
2 22 (19.82%) T-SQL
3 13 (11.71%) Java
4 11 (9.91%) C#
5 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.60%) Ruby
7 2 (1.80%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) ISEB
2 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.83%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle
2 4 (3.60%) VMware
3 2 (1.80%) Apple
4 1 (0.90%) HP
4 1 (0.90%) ION Trading
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago