The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 45 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 82 65 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.21% 2.91% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.11% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 56
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£300 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £231 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £356 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £31.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-28.60% +46.76%
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2349 2087 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.01% 93.55% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1164 1201
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 126 125
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Yorkshire region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Yorkshire region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
West Yorkshire 0 63 £300 +20.00% 15
North Yorkshire +2 10 £300 +27.65% 9
South Yorkshire +5 8 £275 +10.00% 7
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 51 (32.69%) Test Scripting
2 48 (30.77%) SQL
3 47 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (25.64%) QA
5 40 (25.64%) ISEB
6 35 (22.44%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (20.51%) Finance
8 25 (16.03%) Selenium
9 22 (14.10%) Retail
10 21 (13.46%) ISTQB
11 18 (11.54%) Software Testing
11 18 (11.54%) Test Management
12 17 (10.90%) Banking
12 17 (10.90%) HP
13 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
13 16 (10.26%) Web Services
13 16 (10.26%) Manual Testing
14 15 (9.62%) Functional Testing
14 15 (9.62%) .NET
14 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (8.97%) Oracle
16 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
16 13 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (7.69%) Test Strategy
17 12 (7.69%) Regression Testing
18 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
18 11 (7.05%) Windows
18 11 (7.05%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) HTTP
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
1 2 (1.28%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.64%) GSM
2 1 (0.64%) IGMP
2 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.56%) MySQL
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.28%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.64%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Selenium
2 15 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.05%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.49%) JIRA
4 7 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.85%) TestDirector
5 6 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.85%) MSTest
6 4 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.56%) Toad
7 2 (1.28%) JUnit
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 22 (14.10%) Retail
3 17 (10.90%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.26%) Web Services
2 15 (9.62%) .NET
3 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.77%) XML
4 8 (5.13%) SOAP
5 5 (3.21%) CSS
5 5 (3.21%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.56%) HTML
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.92%) Middleware
8 2 (1.28%) Ajax
8 2 (1.28%) WCF
8 2 (1.28%) ODBC
9 1 (0.64%) WSDL
9 1 (0.64%) WF
9 1 (0.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.85%) NHS
3 4 (2.56%) STB
4 3 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.28%) iSeries
5 2 (1.28%) W3C
5 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.28%) AS400
6 1 (0.64%) Informatics
6 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.64%) IPTV
6 1 (0.64%) Open Source
6 1 (0.64%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) Windows
2 4 (2.56%) Android
3 3 (1.92%) Linux
3 3 (1.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.69%) Test Scripting
2 47 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 18 (11.54%) Test Management
5 16 (10.26%) Manual Testing
6 15 (9.62%) Functional Testing
6 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 12 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 11 (7.05%) Automation Testing
9 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.41%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.41%) Performance Testing
11 9 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.13%) BDD
13 7 (4.49%) Web Testing
13 7 (4.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (5.13%) Java
3 7 (4.49%) C#
4 6 (3.85%) PHP
5 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.28%) VBScript
6 2 (1.28%) VB
6 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (0.64%) VBA
7 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (25.64%) ISEB
2 21 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (25.64%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 35 (22.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (10.90%) HP
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) VMware
5 2 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (0.64%) Kofax
6 1 (0.64%) Telerik
6 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.64%) Informatica
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