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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 103 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 111 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 3.65% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 3.87% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 73 48
Median daily rate £291 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
2348 2869 2471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.45% 94.25% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1876 1529
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 158 146
Median hourly rate £14.81 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -35 23 £281 -6.25% 15
South Yorkshire -28 4 £450 +44.00%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 32 (39.02%) ISEB
2 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Test Scripting
3 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
3 23 (28.05%) Selenium
4 20 (24.39%) QA
5 19 (23.17%) SDLC
6 16 (19.51%) WebDriver
7 15 (18.29%) SQL
8 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.07%) SoapUI
9 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Finance
10 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Automation Testing
10 12 (14.63%) BDD
10 12 (14.63%) Manual Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Cucumber
11 11 (13.41%) CRM
11 11 (13.41%) JIRA
11 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.20%) C#
12 10 (12.20%) HP
12 10 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
13 9 (10.98%) Java
13 9 (10.98%) Web Testing
14 8 (9.76%) .NET

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 3 (3.66%) CMS
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Kentico
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.66%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.44%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.44%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.44%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) 2G
2 1 (1.22%) 3G
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.22%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) ISUP
2 1 (1.22%) SCCP
2 1 (1.22%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (1.22%) SS7
2 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) GIS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Selenium
2 16 (19.51%) WebDriver
3 14 (17.07%) SoapUI
4 11 (13.41%) Cucumber
4 11 (13.41%) JIRA
5 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.66%) JMeter
8 3 (3.66%) WinRunner
9 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.44%) Maven
9 2 (2.44%) MSTest
9 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.44%) Subversion
10 1 (1.22%) Hudson
10 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) SOAP
4 4 (4.88%) Web Services
5 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) Spring
7 1 (1.22%) Ajax
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.22%) CSS
7 1 (1.22%) Middleware
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.44%) IVR
2 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.22%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Unix
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (37.80%) Test Scripting
2 19 (23.17%) SDLC
3 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
4 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (14.63%) Automation Testing
5 12 (14.63%) BDD
5 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
5 12 (14.63%) Manual Testing
6 11 (13.41%) CRM
6 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.98%) Web Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (7.32%) Scrum
10 6 (7.32%) System Testing
10 6 (7.32%) TDD
11 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) C#
3 9 (10.98%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) Groovy
4 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) ISEB
2 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCAD
4 1 (1.22%) MCSD
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) HP
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.22%) Brocade
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) F5
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) JDA
5 1 (1.22%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.22%) Telerik