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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 63 32 69
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 89 120 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.06% 4.73% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 5.06% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 88 32
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-67.72% +450.00%
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
2687 2372 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.53% 93.42% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1504 971
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 118 146
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -24 72 £285 +2.70% 14
North Yorkshire 0 9 £215 -16.09% 3
South Yorkshire -7 4 £275 +37.50% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (50.00%) SQL
2 65 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (40.00%) ISEB
4 51 (34.00%) Finance
5 44 (29.33%) Test Scripting
6 41 (27.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
7 37 (24.67%) QA
8 35 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 29 (19.33%) Web Services
10 25 (16.67%) XML
10 25 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 25 (16.67%) SOA
10 25 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 23 (15.33%) Selenium
12 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (14.00%) Scrum
13 20 (13.33%) Waterfall
14 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (12.67%) .NET
15 18 (12.00%) Regression Testing
15 18 (12.00%) Software Testing
15 18 (12.00%) Manual Testing
15 18 (12.00%) System Testing
16 17 (11.33%) Performance Testing
16 17 (11.33%) Java
16 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
16 17 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (10.67%) Integration Testing
18 15 (10.00%) Mobile App

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.00%) SAS
2 2 (1.33%) Node.js
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.67%) FTP
1 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.33%) DB2
6 2 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Selenium
2 17 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.33%) SoapUI
4 9 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.00%) JIRA
4 9 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (4.00%) JMeter
5 6 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.67%) WATIR
6 4 (2.67%) Sahi
6 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.67%) LoadUI
7 3 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.33%) JUnit
8 2 (1.33%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.33%) TestNG
8 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.33%) Calabash
9 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (34.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.33%) Web Services
2 25 (16.67%) XML
3 19 (12.67%) .NET
4 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (8.67%) CSS
5 9 (6.00%) SOAP
6 8 (5.33%) HTML
7 5 (3.33%) RESTful
7 5 (3.33%) WSDL
8 3 (2.00%) WCF
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.33%) Mustache
9 2 (1.33%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.33%) Sass
10 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.67%) XSD
10 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.67%) Open Source
4 4 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.00%) FMCG
5 3 (2.00%) W3C
5 3 (2.00%) AS400
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.33%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Android
2 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.33%) Test Scripting
3 41 (27.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (16.67%) SOA
5 21 (14.00%) Scrum
6 20 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 18 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 18 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 18 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 18 (12.00%) System Testing
8 17 (11.33%) Performance Testing
9 16 (10.67%) Integration Testing
10 14 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.67%) Test Management
12 12 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.00%) Web Testing
12 12 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 11 (7.33%) Coaching
13 11 (7.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 75 (50.00%) SQL
2 25 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 17 (11.33%) Java
3 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.67%) C#
5 4 (2.67%) Ruby
6 3 (2.00%) VBScript
7 2 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.67%) VBA
8 1 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 60 (40.00%) ISEB
2 25 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) HL7
2 1 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle
2 4 (2.67%) VMware
3 2 (1.33%) Apple
4 1 (0.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.67%) HP
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