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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 45 80 32
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 83 42 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.45% 1.85% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 1.98% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 94
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£295 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £206 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+162.95% -44.18%
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
2231 2125 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.84% 93.78% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1145 1351
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 142 128
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
West Yorkshire +31 68 £300 +4.34% 13
South Yorkshire +11 6 £250 -4.76% 4
North Yorkshire +10 6 £300 +14.28% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 61 (34.08%) Test Scripting
2 51 (28.49%) SQL
3 48 (26.82%) ISEB
4 47 (26.26%) HP Quality Center
5 45 (25.14%) Finance
6 40 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (20.11%) QA
8 30 (16.76%) ISTQB
9 26 (14.53%) Banking
10 24 (13.41%) Retail
11 20 (11.17%) Oracle
12 19 (10.61%) Web Services
12 19 (10.61%) HP
12 19 (10.61%) QuickTest Pro
12 19 (10.61%) Test Management
13 18 (10.06%) Selenium
13 18 (10.06%) Software Testing
13 18 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (8.94%) .NET
15 15 (8.38%) E-Commerce
16 13 (7.26%) XML
16 13 (7.26%) PHP
16 13 (7.26%) Test Automation
16 13 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (6.70%) BDD
17 12 (6.70%) Windows
17 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (6.70%) Regression Testing
18 11 (6.15%) SQL Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) ATM
1 2 (1.12%) HTTP
1 2 (1.12%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) IGMP
2 1 (0.56%) VLAN
2 1 (0.56%) GSM
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.79%) MySQL
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (10.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (10.06%) Selenium
3 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.35%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.35%) MSTest
5 6 (3.35%) TestDirector
6 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.79%) JIRA
7 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.68%) Toad
9 2 (1.12%) JUnit
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.56%) JBehave
10 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 26 (14.53%) Banking
3 24 (13.41%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.61%) Web Services
2 16 (8.94%) .NET
3 13 (7.26%) XML
4 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.47%) SOAP
5 5 (2.79%) HTML
6 4 (2.23%) CSS
7 2 (1.12%) ODBC
7 2 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) Ajax
7 2 (1.12%) WCF
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.12%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.56%) WF
8 1 (0.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.47%) NHS
2 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.23%) STB
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.12%) Statistics
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) AS400
5 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.12%) iSeries
5 2 (1.12%) Open Source
6 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) IPTV
6 1 (0.56%) Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.70%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) Android
3 3 (1.68%) Linux
3 3 (1.68%) UNIX
3 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.08%) Test Scripting
2 40 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (10.61%) Test Management
4 18 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.06%) Software Testing
5 15 (8.38%) E-Commerce
6 13 (7.26%) Test Automation
7 12 (6.70%) BDD
7 12 (6.70%) Regression Testing
7 12 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.15%) Performance Testing
8 11 (6.15%) Test Strategy
9 10 (5.59%) Manual Testing
9 10 (5.59%) ETL
10 9 (5.03%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.47%) Automated Testing
12 7 (3.91%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.35%) High Availability
13 6 (3.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.49%) SQL
2 13 (7.26%) PHP
3 7 (3.91%) C#
3 7 (3.91%) Java
4 5 (2.79%) Python
5 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.12%) VBScript
6 2 (1.12%) VB
6 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
7 1 (0.56%) Tcl
7 1 (0.56%) Ruby
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (26.82%) ISEB
2 30 (16.76%) ISTQB
3 13 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.11%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 47 (26.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (11.17%) Oracle
2 19 (10.61%) HP
3 10 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.03%) VMware
5 2 (1.12%) Remedy
5 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Kofax
6 1 (0.56%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £180 - £200 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago