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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / Yorkshire
Rank 102 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 2.81% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.96% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 42
Median daily rate £279 £288 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% -7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £345 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
2114 2667 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.40% 94.98% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1712 1549
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 115 117
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.06 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -18 22 £279 -3.13% 12
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 27 (50.94%) Test Scripting
2 16 (30.19%) Manual Testing
3 15 (28.30%) QA
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) ISEB
5 13 (24.53%) SoapUI
5 13 (24.53%) SDLC
6 12 (22.64%) ISTQB
6 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
7 10 (18.87%) SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Functional Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Groovy
9 8 (15.09%) SOAP
9 8 (15.09%) Finance
10 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.21%) Web Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
11 6 (11.32%) Scrum
11 6 (11.32%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (9.43%) BDD
12 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
12 5 (9.43%) XML
12 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
12 5 (9.43%) System Testing
13 4 (7.55%) .NET
14 3 (5.66%) SQL Server

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 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
1 2 (3.77%) SAS
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) GIS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) SoapUI
2 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
3 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) MSTest
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) SOAP
2 5 (9.43%) XML
3 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
1 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.89%) AS400
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Test Scripting
2 16 (30.19%) Manual Testing
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.53%) SDLC
5 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Functional Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Web Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
10 5 (9.43%) BDD
10 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (9.43%) System Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Migration
11 3 (5.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Groovy
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISEB
2 12 (22.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.77%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.89%) Brocade
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) F5
3 1 (1.89%) Telerik
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £200 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago