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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 59 29 59
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.75% 4.88% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 5.21% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 29
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.41% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £32.81 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-54.27% -0.59%
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
1716 1496 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.56% 93.68% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 890 791
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 95
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -21 25 £285 +3.63% 10
Bradford +1 13 £315 -10.00% 1
Halifax -15 5 £300 -4.76% 1
Huddersfield +7 2 £333 +33.00%
Ilkley - - - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 35 (33.02%) SQL
2 32 (30.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (28.30%) ISEB
4 29 (27.36%) Finance
4 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.58%) Test Scripting
6 24 (22.64%) QA
7 19 (17.92%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (16.04%) .NET
9 15 (14.15%) Web Services
10 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
10 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
11 13 (12.26%) Selenium
11 13 (12.26%) Test Management
12 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
12 12 (11.32%) Functional Testing
13 11 (10.38%) SOA
13 11 (10.38%) Retail
13 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
14 10 (9.43%) SOAP
14 10 (9.43%) XML
14 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
14 10 (9.43%) Automation Testing
15 9 (8.49%) C#
15 9 (8.49%) Oracle
15 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.49%) Manual Testing
15 9 (8.49%) SoapUI
16 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (7.55%) HP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
1 2 (1.89%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.94%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.94%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.89%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.94%) DB2
5 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Selenium
2 9 (8.49%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.72%) JIRA
5 5 (4.72%) MSTest
6 3 (2.83%) Toad
7 2 (1.89%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.94%) LoadUI
General
1 29 (27.36%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Retail
3 8 (7.55%) Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.04%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) Web Services
3 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.43%) XML
4 10 (9.43%) SOAP
5 3 (2.83%) WCF
6 2 (1.89%) CSS
6 2 (1.89%) ODBC
6 2 (1.89%) WSDL
6 2 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (0.94%) WF
7 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) NHS
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) AS400
5 2 (1.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.94%) STB
6 1 (0.94%) IPTV
6 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Android
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.58%) Test Scripting
4 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
5 13 (12.26%) Test Management
6 12 (11.32%) Functional Testing
7 11 (10.38%) SOA
8 10 (9.43%) Automation Testing
9 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.49%) Manual Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.66%) BDD
11 6 (5.66%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.66%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.66%) Web Testing
12 5 (4.72%) System Testing
12 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.72%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) C#
3 7 (6.60%) Java
4 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.94%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) ISEB
2 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.64%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) Informatica
4 1 (0.94%) Apple
4 1 (0.94%) Remedy
4 1 (0.94%) Kofax
4 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
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