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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 83 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 69 74 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.40% 2.51% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.64% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 61
Median daily rate £320 £280 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
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
2784 2802 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.77% 95.05% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1823 1897 1342
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 118 119
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -5 55 £320 +16.36% 17
South Yorkshire -6 4 £350 +12.00% 1
North Yorkshire -7 2 £375 +32.74%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (35.29%) Selenium
2 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.09%) ISEB
4 34 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 32 (26.89%) SQL
5 32 (26.89%) ISTQB
6 27 (22.69%) HP
7 26 (21.85%) WebDriver
8 24 (20.17%) QA
9 23 (19.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (19.33%) Functional Testing
10 20 (16.81%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (16.81%) Software Testing
10 20 (16.81%) Finance
11 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
11 18 (15.13%) BDD
12 17 (14.29%) Java
13 16 (13.45%) Integration Testing
13 16 (13.45%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (12.61%) Automation Testing
14 15 (12.61%) C#
15 14 (11.76%) Regression Testing
15 14 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (10.08%) JIRA
16 12 (10.08%) SDLC
16 12 (10.08%) Defect Management
16 12 (10.08%) Manual Testing
16 12 (10.08%) SoapUI
17 11 (9.24%) System Testing
17 11 (9.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (4.20%) SAS
2 3 (2.52%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.84%) Jadu
4 1 (0.84%) Kentico
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.84%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.36%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.52%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.52%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.52%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.84%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) 2G
2 1 (0.84%) 3G
2 1 (0.84%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) ISUP
2 1 (0.84%) SCCP
2 1 (0.84%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (0.84%) SS7
2 1 (0.84%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.84%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 42 (35.29%) Selenium
2 26 (21.85%) WebDriver
3 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.08%) JIRA
4 12 (10.08%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.40%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.52%) JMeter
7 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.52%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.68%) ERwin
8 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.68%) Subversion
9 1 (0.84%) Appium
9 1 (0.84%) Hudson
9 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.84%) NUnit
9 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) .NET
1 10 (8.40%) XML
2 7 (5.88%) HTML
3 4 (3.36%) SOAP
4 3 (2.52%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.52%) Web Services
5 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.68%) Spring
6 1 (0.84%) Ajax
6 1 (0.84%) J2EE
6 1 (0.84%) Middleware
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) IVR
2 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Linux
1 3 (2.52%) Unix
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 23 (19.33%) Functional Testing
3 23 (19.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (16.81%) Software Testing
5 18 (15.13%) BDD
6 16 (13.45%) Integration Testing
6 16 (13.45%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (12.61%) Automation Testing
8 14 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 12 (10.08%) Defect Management
9 12 (10.08%) Manual Testing
9 12 (10.08%) SDLC
10 11 (9.24%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.24%) CRM
10 11 (9.24%) System Testing
11 10 (8.40%) Test Planning
12 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) SQL
2 17 (14.29%) Java
3 15 (12.61%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.36%) Python
5 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) PHP
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) ISEB
2 32 (26.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) MCAD
7 1 (0.84%) MCSD
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.84%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.17%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) HP
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) SAP
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle
5 3 (2.52%) Informatica
6 2 (1.68%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) JDA
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.84%) VMware
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