The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 104 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 139 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.48% 4.36% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 4.55% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 91 54
Median daily rate £320 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.94%
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
2733 3056 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.13% 95.89% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 2067 1359
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 163 137
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -45 33 £316 +5.41% 15
South Yorkshire -7 5 £360 +10.76%
North Yorkshire 0 2 £375 +1.35% 4
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) ISEB
3 34 (33.66%) Selenium
4 32 (31.68%) Test Scripting
5 26 (25.74%) ISTQB
6 24 (23.76%) HP
7 23 (22.77%) SQL
8 20 (19.80%) QA
9 19 (18.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (18.81%) WebDriver
9 19 (18.81%) Functional Testing
9 19 (18.81%) Finance
10 17 (16.83%) SDLC
11 16 (15.84%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (14.85%) Cucumber
12 15 (14.85%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (13.86%) BDD
13 14 (13.86%) System Testing
13 14 (13.86%) Automation Testing
13 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
14 13 (12.87%) Java
14 13 (12.87%) SoapUI
15 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
15 12 (11.88%) C#
16 11 (10.89%) Regression Testing
16 11 (10.89%) .NET
16 11 (10.89%) CRM
16 11 (10.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (10.89%) Defect Management
17 10 (9.90%) JIRA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.96%) SAS
2 2 (1.98%) CMS
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.99%) Confluence
3 1 (0.99%) Kentico
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.96%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.97%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.97%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.97%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) 2G
2 1 (0.99%) 3G
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.99%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) ISUP
2 1 (0.99%) SCCP
2 1 (0.99%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (0.99%) SS7
2 1 (0.99%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.99%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.99%) GIS
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) Selenium
2 19 (18.81%) WebDriver
3 15 (14.85%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.87%) SoapUI
5 10 (9.90%) HP UFT
5 10 (9.90%) JIRA
6 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.96%) JMeter
7 4 (3.96%) WinRunner
8 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.98%) Maven
9 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.98%) Subversion
10 1 (0.99%) Hudson
10 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.99%) MSTest
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) XML
3 5 (4.95%) HTML
4 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.97%) SOAP
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.98%) Ajax
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.98%) CSS
5 2 (1.98%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) IVR
3 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Unix
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.68%) Test Scripting
3 19 (18.81%) Functional Testing
3 19 (18.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (16.83%) SDLC
5 15 (14.85%) Non-Functional Testing
6 14 (13.86%) Automation Testing
6 14 (13.86%) BDD
6 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
6 14 (13.86%) System Testing
7 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
8 11 (10.89%) CRM
8 11 (10.89%) Defect Management
8 11 (10.89%) Regression Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Web Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (7.92%) Manual Testing
11 7 (6.93%) Software Delivery
11 7 (6.93%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 13 (12.87%) Java
3 12 (11.88%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.96%) Python
5 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.97%) Groovy
7 1 (0.99%) C++
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) ISEB
2 26 (25.74%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.96%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CCNP
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) MCAD
6 1 (0.99%) MCSD
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.80%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (15.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) HP
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) SAP
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.99%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.99%) Brocade
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) F5
6 1 (0.99%) Informatica
6 1 (0.99%) JDA
6 1 (0.99%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.99%) Telerik
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
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