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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 57 48 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 90 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.02% 3.24% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.46% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 34
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£300 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £295 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-19.98% +168.55%
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
2779 2196 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.10% 93.69% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1334 1056
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 108 122
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -14 69 £280 -1.75% 13
South Yorkshire -9 7 £330 +28.78% 6
North Yorkshire -3 5 £315 +5.88% 2
East Yorkshire +5 2 £325 +18.18%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 68 (40.00%) SQL
2 64 (37.65%) Test Scripting
3 58 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (27.06%) Finance
5 42 (24.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (23.53%) QA
6 40 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 38 (22.35%) SQL Server
7 38 (22.35%) Selenium
8 37 (21.76%) ISEB
9 34 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 27 (15.88%) Java
10 27 (15.88%) Web Services
11 26 (15.29%) T-SQL
11 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (13.53%) Regression Testing
12 23 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (12.94%) XML
13 22 (12.94%) E-Commerce
14 21 (12.35%) BDD
15 20 (11.76%) Scrum
15 20 (11.76%) TDD
15 20 (11.76%) ISTQB
15 20 (11.76%) Software Testing
16 19 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (11.18%) Test Automation
16 19 (11.18%) Performance Testing
17 18 (10.59%) Unit Testing
17 18 (10.59%) System Testing
17 18 (10.59%) Data Warehouse

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.18%) SAS
1 2 (1.18%) Node.js
2 1 (0.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) FTP
1 1 (0.59%) Internet
1 1 (0.59%) Wireless
1 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.59%) MySQL
10 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.59%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Selenium
2 23 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.65%) Visual Studio
5 12 (7.06%) HP UFT
6 11 (6.47%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.71%) JMeter
8 7 (4.12%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.94%) Sahi
9 5 (2.94%) WATIR
10 4 (2.35%) JIRA
10 4 (2.35%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.76%) eggPlant
11 3 (1.76%) NUnit
12 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.18%) Appium
13 1 (0.59%) GitLab
13 1 (0.59%) Calabash
13 1 (0.59%) MSTest
General
1 46 (27.06%) Finance
2 15 (8.82%) Banking
3 12 (7.06%) Retail
4 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.94%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.88%) Web Services
2 22 (12.94%) XML
3 18 (10.59%) .NET
4 13 (7.65%) CSS
5 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.71%) RESTful
6 7 (4.12%) HTML
7 6 (3.53%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.18%) Mustache
8 2 (1.18%) Sass
8 2 (1.18%) SOAP
9 1 (0.59%) XSD
9 1 (0.59%) LAMP
9 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.94%) IVR
4 3 (1.76%) W3C
4 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.18%) iSeries
5 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.18%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) AS400
6 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.59%) New Media
6 1 (0.59%) FMCG
6 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.29%) Windows
2 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.53%) Android
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.59%) UNIX
5 1 (0.59%) Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.65%) Test Scripting
2 58 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 23 (13.53%) Regression Testing
6 22 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.35%) BDD
8 20 (11.76%) Scrum
8 20 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 20 (11.76%) TDD
9 19 (11.18%) Performance Testing
9 19 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (11.18%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.59%) System Testing
10 18 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (9.41%) Open Source
12 16 (9.41%) Waterfall
12 16 (9.41%) SOA
13 15 (8.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.00%) SQL
2 27 (15.88%) Java
3 26 (15.29%) T-SQL
4 16 (9.41%) C#
5 14 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.53%) Ruby
7 2 (1.18%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) VBScript
8 1 (0.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (21.76%) ISEB
2 20 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) HL7
2 1 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.29%) VMware
3 4 (2.35%) Citrix
4 3 (1.76%) Tableau
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle
5 2 (1.18%) Capita
6 1 (0.59%) Veeam
6 1 (0.59%) Splunk
6 1 (0.59%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.59%) IBM
6 1 (0.59%) HP
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