The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 40 76 36
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 83 42 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.62% 2.02% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 2.13% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 75
Average daily rate
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£280 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £214 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £336 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.88% -
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2143 1969 2379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.54% 94.66% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1040 1289
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 125 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.26 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Test Analyst
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 72 £280 - 9
South Yorkshire +5 6 £256 -2.38% 1
North Yorkshire -2 3 £295 +16.83% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 57 (28.79%) Test Scripting
2 54 (27.27%) SQL
3 53 (26.77%) HP Quality Center
4 52 (26.26%) Finance
5 49 (24.75%) ISEB
6 40 (20.20%) Banking
7 39 (19.70%) Retail
8 38 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (16.16%) ISTQB
10 24 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 24 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (11.11%) Oracle
12 20 (10.10%) QA
13 19 (9.60%) Retail Banking
14 18 (9.09%) HP
14 18 (9.09%) .NET
14 18 (9.09%) Test Strategy
15 17 (8.59%) Windows
15 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
15 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
17 14 (7.07%) XML
17 14 (7.07%) Test Automation
18 13 (6.57%) PHP
19 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
20 11 (5.56%) VMware
20 11 (5.56%) Web Services
20 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
20 11 (5.56%) Test Management
21 10 (5.05%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 4 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) LAN
1 4 (2.02%) WAN
1 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.01%) SAN
2 2 (1.01%) ATM
2 2 (1.01%) SMTP
2 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.01%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) VLAN
2 2 (1.01%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) IGMP
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) GSM
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (5.05%) Selenium
3 8 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.52%) JIRA
6 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.01%) JUnit
7 2 (1.01%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.51%) Toad
8 1 (0.51%) JMeter
8 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.51%) MSTest
8 1 (0.51%) JBehave
General
1 52 (26.26%) Finance
2 40 (20.20%) Banking
3 39 (19.70%) Retail
4 19 (9.60%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.09%) .NET
2 14 (7.07%) XML
3 11 (5.56%) Web Services
4 8 (4.04%) HTML
5 5 (2.53%) CSS
6 3 (1.52%) JSF
7 2 (1.01%) WCF
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.01%) SOAP
7 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.01%) Middleware
8 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.02%) NHS
2 4 (2.02%) STB
2 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.52%) Statistics
3 3 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.01%) iSeries
4 2 (1.01%) Open Source
4 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) AS400
4 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.59%) Windows
2 6 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (2.02%) Linux
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) UNIX
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.79%) Test Scripting
2 38 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.12%) Software Testing
4 18 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.07%) Test Automation
7 11 (5.56%) Test Management
8 10 (5.05%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.05%) BDD
8 10 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.05%) Scrum
9 9 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.04%) Performance Testing
10 8 (4.04%) Regression Testing
10 8 (4.04%) ETL
10 8 (4.04%) High Availability
10 8 (4.04%) Manual Testing
11 7 (3.54%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) SQL
2 13 (6.57%) PHP
3 7 (3.54%) C#
4 6 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.03%) Python
5 5 (2.53%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.53%) Java
6 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.52%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) VBScript
7 2 (1.01%) Tcl
7 2 (1.01%) VB6
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (24.75%) ISEB
2 32 (16.16%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.10%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (26.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (11.11%) Oracle
2 18 (9.09%) HP
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.01%) Remedy
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco
6 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.51%) Google
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