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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 93 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 58 125 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.98% 3.93% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 4.12% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 88 68
Median daily rate £313 £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £376 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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
2832 3032 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.69% 95.35% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 2039 1361
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 155 123
Median hourly rate £13.28 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.46 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -31 47 £315 +8.15% 20
South Yorkshire -13 3 £210 -36.36%
North Yorkshire -2 2 £375 +27.11% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.90%) Selenium
3 37 (31.36%) ISEB
4 36 (30.51%) Test Scripting
5 31 (26.27%) SQL
6 28 (23.73%) ISTQB
7 26 (22.03%) HP
7 26 (22.03%) QA
8 24 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (20.34%) WebDriver
9 23 (19.49%) Functional Testing
10 21 (17.80%) Finance
11 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
11 19 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (16.10%) BDD
12 16 (13.56%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (13.56%) Cucumber
12 16 (13.56%) Automation Testing
12 16 (13.56%) SDLC
13 15 (12.71%) SoapUI
13 15 (12.71%) Java
13 15 (12.71%) C#
14 14 (11.86%) Defect Management
15 13 (11.02%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (11.02%) Integration Testing
15 13 (11.02%) System Testing
15 13 (11.02%) JIRA
15 13 (11.02%) Regression Testing
16 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.17%) Manual Testing

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 5 (4.24%) SAS
2 2 (1.69%) CMS
2 2 (1.69%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Kentico
3 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.39%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.54%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.54%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.54%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) 2G
2 1 (0.85%) 3G
2 1 (0.85%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) ISUP
2 1 (0.85%) SCCP
2 1 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (0.85%) SS7
2 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 40 (33.90%) Selenium
2 24 (20.34%) WebDriver
3 16 (13.56%) Cucumber
4 15 (12.71%) SoapUI
5 13 (11.02%) JIRA
6 11 (9.32%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.39%) JMeter
8 4 (3.39%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.39%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.69%) ERwin
9 2 (1.69%) Maven
9 2 (1.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.85%) Appium
10 1 (0.85%) Hudson
10 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.85%) MSTest
10 1 (0.85%) NUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) XML
3 5 (4.24%) HTML
4 4 (3.39%) SOAP
4 4 (3.39%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.69%) Ajax
6 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.69%) CSS
6 2 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) Middleware
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) IVR
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Unix
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) Test Scripting
3 24 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (19.49%) Functional Testing
5 19 (16.10%) BDD
5 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
6 16 (13.56%) Automation Testing
6 16 (13.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (13.56%) SDLC
7 14 (11.86%) Defect Management
8 13 (11.02%) Integration Testing
8 13 (11.02%) Regression Testing
8 13 (11.02%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (11.02%) System Testing
9 12 (10.17%) Manual Testing
10 11 (9.32%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.32%) CRM
11 10 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.47%) Test Planning
12 8 (6.78%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.27%) SQL
2 15 (12.71%) C#
2 15 (12.71%) Java
3 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.39%) Python
5 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.54%) Groovy
7 2 (1.69%) C
7 2 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (31.36%) ISEB
2 28 (23.73%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MCAD
6 1 (0.85%) MCSD
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.03%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) HP
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle
3 5 (4.24%) SAP
4 3 (2.54%) Informatica
5 2 (1.69%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) JDA
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
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