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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 65 40 60
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 67 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.53% 4.07% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 4.35% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 32
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£300 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £232 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £302
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.06 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-55.95% +46.47%
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
2460 2116 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.80% 93.71% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1225 1078
Average daily rate £360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
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 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 18 December 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 18 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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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 -23 53 £300 - 16
North Yorkshire -4 8 £225 -19.28% 6
South Yorkshire -6 3 £288 +22.34% 6
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 48 (34.78%) SQL
2 39 (28.26%) Test Scripting
3 38 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (27.54%) ISEB
4 37 (26.81%) Finance
4 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (26.09%) QA
6 26 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (13.77%) Selenium
7 19 (13.77%) .NET
8 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 17 (12.32%) Web Services
10 16 (11.59%) ISTQB
11 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
11 15 (10.87%) Test Management
12 14 (10.14%) Software Testing
13 13 (9.42%) Retail
13 13 (9.42%) HP
13 13 (9.42%) Manual Testing
13 13 (9.42%) Functional Testing
13 13 (9.42%) Automation Testing
14 12 (8.70%) SOA
14 12 (8.70%) Oracle
14 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
15 11 (7.97%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (7.97%) Cucumber
15 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (7.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (7.25%) Performance Testing
16 10 (7.25%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Office
2 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.45%) HTTP
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.72%) IGMP
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.45%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Selenium
2 11 (7.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (7.97%) Cucumber
2 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.52%) JIRA
3 9 (6.52%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.62%) MSTest
6 4 (2.90%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.17%) Toad
8 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.72%) LoadUI
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Retail
3 10 (7.25%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) .NET
2 17 (12.32%) Web Services
3 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.25%) SOAP
4 10 (7.25%) XML
5 6 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.90%) CSS
7 3 (2.17%) WCF
8 2 (1.45%) WSDL
8 2 (1.45%) ODBC
8 2 (1.45%) HTML
8 2 (1.45%) Ajax
9 1 (0.72%) Middleware
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.72%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.62%) NHS
2 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
4 2 (1.45%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.45%) W3C
4 2 (1.45%) AS400
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) IPTV
5 1 (0.72%) STB
5 1 (0.72%) Informatics
5 1 (0.72%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.07%) Android
2 6 (4.35%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) UNIX
5 1 (0.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) Test Scripting
2 38 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.87%) Test Management
5 14 (10.14%) Software Testing
6 13 (9.42%) Manual Testing
6 13 (9.42%) Functional Testing
6 13 (9.42%) Automation Testing
7 12 (8.70%) SOA
8 10 (7.25%) Performance Testing
8 10 (7.25%) Regression Testing
9 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.80%) Migration
11 7 (5.07%) BDD
11 7 (5.07%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.35%) System Testing
12 6 (4.35%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) C#
3 7 (5.07%) Java
4 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.72%) VBA
7 1 (0.72%) VB
7 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (27.54%) ISEB
2 16 (11.59%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 26 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) HP
3 12 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (0.72%) Kofax
4 1 (0.72%) VMware
4 1 (0.72%) Telerik
4 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.72%) Remedy
4 1 (0.72%) Apple
4 1 (0.72%) Informatica
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £300 to £380 per annum 3 Months
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £market rate
Posted: 6 days ago