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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 51 39 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 87 106 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.47% 4.59% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 4.91% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 73 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-85.48% +416.66%
Test Analyst
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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
2336 2161 1937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.18% 93.67% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1275 929
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 102 164
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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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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 -26 62 £325 +8.33% 12
South Yorkshire +8 14 £313 - 8
North Yorkshire -3 8 £215 -14.00% 7
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 67 (43.51%) SQL
2 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.66%) ISEB
4 47 (30.52%) Finance
5 38 (24.68%) QA
5 38 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (24.68%) Test Scripting
6 29 (18.83%) Selenium
6 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
7 23 (14.94%) Web Services
8 22 (14.29%) SOA
8 22 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 21 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 19 (12.34%) XML
10 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
10 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
11 18 (11.69%) Java
12 17 (11.04%) Manual Testing
12 17 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
14 15 (9.74%) .NET
15 14 (9.09%) T-SQL
15 14 (9.09%) Scrum
15 14 (9.09%) Integration Testing
15 14 (9.09%) SoapUI
16 13 (8.44%) Mobile App
16 13 (8.44%) Automation Testing
16 13 (8.44%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (1.95%) SAS
2 2 (1.30%) Node.js
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Office
2 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) DB2
6 2 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Selenium
2 17 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 12 (7.79%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.19%) JIRA
7 6 (3.90%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.60%) Sahi
8 4 (2.60%) WATIR
8 4 (2.60%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.60%) LoadUI
8 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.30%) Calabash
9 2 (1.30%) JMeter
9 2 (1.30%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.65%) Toad
10 1 (0.65%) Subversion
10 1 (0.65%) TestNG
10 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (30.52%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Banking
2 11 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) Web Services
2 19 (12.34%) XML
3 15 (9.74%) .NET
4 12 (7.79%) CSS
5 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.84%) SOAP
7 8 (5.19%) HTML
8 6 (3.90%) WSDL
9 5 (3.25%) RESTful
10 3 (1.95%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.95%) WCF
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.30%) Mustache
11 2 (1.30%) Sass
11 2 (1.30%) Middleware
12 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.90%) Open Source
4 5 (3.25%) W3C
5 3 (1.95%) AS400
5 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.95%) FMCG
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.14%) Android
2 9 (5.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 38 (24.68%) Test Scripting
3 22 (14.29%) SOA
4 21 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
6 17 (11.04%) Manual Testing
7 14 (9.09%) Scrum
7 14 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 13 (8.44%) Automation Testing
9 12 (7.79%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.79%) Performance Testing
9 12 (7.79%) Automated Testing
10 11 (7.14%) RAD
10 11 (7.14%) System Testing
11 10 (6.49%) Test Management
11 10 (6.49%) BDD
11 10 (6.49%) Change Control
11 10 (6.49%) Test Strategy
11 10 (6.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.51%) SQL
2 18 (11.69%) Java
3 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.84%) C#
6 4 (2.60%) Ruby
7 2 (1.30%) VBScript
7 2 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (37.66%) ISEB
2 22 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 16 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.60%) VCP4
5 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.68%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle
3 6 (3.90%) HP
4 2 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) ION Trading
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