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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 85 82 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 60 63 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.12% 2.22% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.33% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 79
Median daily rate £315 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £349 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-55.53% -5.03%
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
2710 2699 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.79% 95.17% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1874 1786 1545
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 101 125
Median hourly rate £15.29 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -3 44 £313 +10.61% 12
South Yorkshire +2 9 £350 +27.27% 2
North Yorkshire +5 2 £315 - 3
East Yorkshire -4 1 £275 -15.38% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (33.63%) SQL
1 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.74%) Test Scripting
3 32 (28.32%) ISEB
4 28 (24.78%) Selenium
5 27 (23.89%) ISTQB
6 24 (21.24%) HP
7 23 (20.35%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (20.35%) Functional Testing
8 22 (19.47%) Finance
9 19 (16.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (15.04%) WebDriver
11 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
11 16 (14.16%) QA
11 16 (14.16%) Non-Functional Testing
11 16 (14.16%) Cucumber
12 15 (13.27%) Software Testing
13 14 (12.39%) BDD
13 14 (12.39%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (11.50%) SoapUI
14 13 (11.50%) System Testing
15 12 (10.62%) Manual Testing
15 12 (10.62%) Test Automation
15 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
15 12 (10.62%) Scrum
15 12 (10.62%) Java
15 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
16 10 (8.85%) HP UFT
16 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing

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 5 (4.42%) SAS
2 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) Jadu
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Maximo
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.65%) GSM
1 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) MySQL
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.88%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Selenium
2 17 (15.04%) WebDriver
3 16 (14.16%) Cucumber
4 13 (11.50%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.85%) HP UFT
6 9 (7.96%) LoadRunner
7 7 (6.19%) JIRA
8 6 (5.31%) JMeter
9 5 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.65%) ERwin
12 2 (1.77%) Appium
12 2 (1.77%) Gatling
12 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.77%) Maven
12 2 (1.77%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (1.77%) The Grinder
12 2 (1.77%) VisualVM
12 2 (1.77%) YourKit
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) .NET
2 5 (4.42%) SOAP
2 5 (4.42%) Web Services
2 5 (4.42%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) HTML
4 3 (2.65%) REST
5 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.77%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) WSDL
6 1 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) IVR
2 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.77%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Linux
2 3 (2.65%) Unix
3 2 (1.77%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.74%) Test Scripting
3 23 (20.35%) Functional Testing
4 19 (16.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
5 16 (14.16%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (13.27%) Software Testing
7 14 (12.39%) BDD
7 14 (12.39%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (11.50%) System Testing
9 12 (10.62%) Manual Testing
9 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
9 12 (10.62%) Scrum
9 12 (10.62%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.85%) Defect Management
10 10 (8.85%) Test Management
11 9 (7.96%) Automation Testing
11 9 (7.96%) ETL
11 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) Java
3 7 (6.19%) C#
3 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.54%) C
6 4 (3.54%) Ruby
7 3 (2.65%) Python
8 2 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.77%) PHP
8 2 (1.77%) Scala
8 2 (1.77%) VBA
8 2 (1.77%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (28.32%) ISEB
2 27 (23.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.54%) Degree
5 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (20.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) HP
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) Informatica
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.77%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.77%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.77%) New Relic
8 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.88%) Telerik
8 1 (0.88%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago