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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 43 72 38
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 74 43 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.15% 2.03% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.16% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 77
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£280 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £208 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+167.63% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2196 1993 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.49% 93.92% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1059 1301
Average daily rate £330 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 123 151
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.13 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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 24 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 24 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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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 +26 63 £280 - 15
South Yorkshire +3 6 £256 +41.37% 3
North Yorkshire -4 3 £295 +16.83% 3
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 56 (29.17%) SQL
2 54 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 52 (27.08%) Finance
4 51 (26.56%) HP Quality Center
5 45 (23.44%) ISEB
6 35 (18.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (17.71%) Banking
7 34 (17.71%) Retail
8 29 (15.10%) ISTQB
9 25 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (11.46%) Oracle
11 21 (10.94%) QA
12 20 (10.42%) Software Testing
13 19 (9.90%) .NET
14 18 (9.38%) HP
15 17 (8.85%) Windows
15 17 (8.85%) E-Commerce
15 17 (8.85%) Test Strategy
16 16 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
16 16 (8.33%) XML
16 16 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (7.81%) Retail Banking
18 13 (6.77%) PHP
18 13 (6.77%) Web Services
18 13 (6.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (6.25%) Test Automation
19 12 (6.25%) Test Management
19 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
19 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
20 11 (5.73%) VMware

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.08%) LAN
1 4 (2.08%) WAN
2 2 (1.04%) NAS
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) VLAN
2 2 (1.04%) SAN
2 2 (1.04%) ATM
2 2 (1.04%) SMTP
2 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
3 1 (0.52%) GSM
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (5.73%) Selenium
3 9 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.60%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.08%) JIRA
5 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.04%) JUnit
7 2 (1.04%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.52%) Toad
8 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.52%) MSTest
8 1 (0.52%) JBehave
8 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (27.08%) Finance
2 34 (17.71%) Banking
2 34 (17.71%) Retail
3 15 (7.81%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.90%) .NET
2 16 (8.33%) XML
3 13 (6.77%) Web Services
4 8 (4.17%) HTML
5 5 (2.60%) CSS
6 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.56%) JSF
6 3 (1.56%) WCF
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.04%) SOAP
7 2 (1.04%) Middleware
8 1 (0.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.60%) NHS
1 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.08%) STB
3 3 (1.56%) Statistics
3 3 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.04%) iSeries
4 2 (1.04%) Open Source
4 2 (1.04%) AS400
5 1 (0.52%) IPTV
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.85%) Windows
2 5 (2.60%) Android
3 4 (2.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) UNIX
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.13%) Test Scripting
2 35 (18.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.42%) Software Testing
5 17 (8.85%) E-Commerce
5 17 (8.85%) Test Strategy
6 16 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 12 (6.25%) Test Management
8 10 (5.21%) BDD
8 10 (5.21%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.21%) Scrum
8 10 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.69%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.17%) High Availability
10 8 (4.17%) Manual Testing
10 8 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 8 (4.17%) ETL
11 7 (3.65%) Regression Testing
11 7 (3.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.17%) SQL
2 13 (6.77%) PHP
3 7 (3.65%) C#
4 6 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.13%) Python
5 5 (2.60%) Java
5 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.56%) VB
6 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.04%) VB6
7 2 (1.04%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.04%) VBScript
7 2 (1.04%) Tcl
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (23.44%) ISEB
2 29 (15.10%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (26.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (11.46%) Oracle
2 18 (9.38%) HP
3 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.73%) VMware
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco
5 2 (1.04%) Remedy
6 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.52%) Google
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