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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 67 43 81
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 73 85 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.54% 3.71% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.96% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 36
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£290 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £302 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.78 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-17.95% +75.07%
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
2670 2146 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.84% 93.63% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1335 1029
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 111 123
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 57 £278 +0.90% 15
North Yorkshire -2 6 £315 +6.77% 2
South Yorkshire -10 4 £330 +35.38% 6
East Yorkshire +2 2 £325 +18.18% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (39.53%) SQL
3 56 (32.56%) Test Scripting
4 51 (29.65%) ISEB
5 47 (27.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (26.16%) Finance
7 42 (24.42%) QA
8 38 (22.09%) Microsoft
9 36 (20.93%) Selenium
10 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
11 30 (17.44%) Web Services
12 29 (16.86%) Java
12 29 (16.86%) Manual Testing
13 25 (14.53%) ISTQB
14 24 (13.95%) Scrum
14 24 (13.95%) XML
15 23 (13.37%) T-SQL
16 22 (12.79%) Regression Testing
16 22 (12.79%) Software Testing
17 21 (12.21%) BDD
18 20 (11.63%) Test Automation
19 19 (11.05%) System Testing
19 19 (11.05%) Performance Testing
19 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 19 (11.05%) TDD
20 18 (10.47%) SOA
20 18 (10.47%) Web Testing
21 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (9.88%) Integration Testing
21 17 (9.88%) Waterfall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (1.74%) SAS
2 2 (1.16%) Node.js
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) FTP
1 1 (0.58%) Wireless
1 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.23%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) IDMS
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (20.93%) Selenium
2 16 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.98%) WebDriver
3 12 (6.98%) HP UFT
3 12 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.40%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.49%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.49%) JMeter
6 6 (3.49%) JIRA
7 5 (2.91%) WATIR
7 5 (2.91%) Sahi
7 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.74%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.74%) NUnit
8 3 (1.74%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.16%) JUnit
9 2 (1.16%) Calabash
9 2 (1.16%) TestNG
9 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (26.16%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Banking
3 14 (8.14%) Retail
4 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.44%) Web Services
2 24 (13.95%) XML
3 17 (9.88%) .NET
4 12 (6.98%) CSS
5 9 (5.23%) RESTful
6 8 (4.65%) HTML
7 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.91%) SOAP
8 5 (2.91%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.16%) Mustache
9 2 (1.16%) Sass
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.16%) WSDL
10 1 (0.58%) Middleware
10 1 (0.58%) LAMP
10 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.91%) IVR
4 4 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.74%) W3C
5 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.16%) EPoS
6 2 (1.16%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) AS400
6 2 (1.16%) Life Science
6 2 (1.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.16%) iSeries
7 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.65%) Windows
1 8 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.07%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.58%) UNIX
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.56%) Test Scripting
3 47 (27.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (16.86%) Manual Testing
5 24 (13.95%) Scrum
6 22 (12.79%) Regression Testing
6 22 (12.79%) Software Testing
7 21 (12.21%) BDD
8 20 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 19 (11.05%) System Testing
9 19 (11.05%) TDD
9 19 (11.05%) Performance Testing
10 18 (10.47%) SOA
10 18 (10.47%) Web Testing
11 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.88%) Waterfall
11 17 (9.88%) Integration Testing
12 16 (9.30%) E-Commerce
12 16 (9.30%) SDLC
13 15 (8.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (39.53%) SQL
2 29 (16.86%) Java
3 23 (13.37%) T-SQL
4 15 (8.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.14%) C#
6 5 (2.91%) Ruby
7 3 (1.74%) VBScript
8 2 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 51 (29.65%) ISEB
2 25 (14.53%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.42%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) HL7
2 1 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.33%) VMware
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.16%) Capita
3 2 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (0.58%) Apple
4 1 (0.58%) HP
4 1 (0.58%) Splunk
4 1 (0.58%) ION Trading
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Rate: £320 - £340 per day
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CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £265 per day
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Rate: £315 per day
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