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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 46 70 33
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 74 50 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.07% 2.26% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.42% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 90
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£300 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £204 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £350
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 £31.56 £26.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+19.07% +23.25%
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
2221 2070 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.23% 93.41% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1129 1350
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 128 116
Average hourly rate £13.98 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +17 59 £300 +11.11% 14
South Yorkshire +12 8 £275 - 2
North Yorkshire +4 5 £300 +14.28% 5
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 61 (34.86%) Test Scripting
2 52 (29.71%) SQL
3 47 (26.86%) HP Quality Center
4 46 (26.29%) ISEB
4 46 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.00%) Finance
5 42 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (21.71%) QA
7 27 (15.43%) ISTQB
8 24 (13.71%) Retail
9 23 (13.14%) Banking
10 22 (12.57%) Functional Testing
11 20 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
11 20 (11.43%) Oracle
12 19 (10.86%) HP
12 19 (10.86%) Test Management
13 18 (10.29%) Selenium
13 18 (10.29%) Web Services
13 18 (10.29%) Software Testing
14 16 (9.14%) .NET
14 16 (9.14%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.57%) Test Automation
16 13 (7.43%) BDD
16 13 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (7.43%) Regression Testing
16 13 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (7.43%) XML
17 12 (6.86%) SQL Server
17 12 (6.86%) PHP
17 12 (6.86%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.29%) CMS
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) HTTP
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
1 2 (1.14%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.57%) GSM
2 1 (0.57%) IGMP
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.29%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.14%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (10.29%) Selenium
3 10 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.00%) JIRA
6 6 (3.43%) TestDirector
6 6 (3.43%) SoapUI
6 6 (3.43%) MSTest
7 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.71%) Toad
8 3 (1.71%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.14%) JUnit
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.57%) JBehave
10 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (24.00%) Finance
2 24 (13.71%) Retail
3 23 (13.14%) Banking
4 8 (4.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.29%) Web Services
2 16 (9.14%) .NET
3 13 (7.43%) XML
4 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.57%) SOAP
5 4 (2.29%) HTML
5 4 (2.29%) CSS
5 4 (2.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.14%) Ajax
6 2 (1.14%) WCF
6 2 (1.14%) ODBC
6 2 (1.14%) Middleware
7 1 (0.57%) LAMP
7 1 (0.57%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.57%) NHS
2 4 (2.29%) STB
3 3 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.14%) Statistics
4 2 (1.14%) User Experience
4 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.14%) AS400
4 2 (1.14%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.14%) iSeries
5 1 (0.57%) Open Source
5 1 (0.57%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.57%) IPTV
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) Informatics
5 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (1.71%) UNIX
3 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.86%) Test Scripting
2 46 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (12.57%) Functional Testing
5 19 (10.86%) Test Management
6 18 (10.29%) Software Testing
7 16 (9.14%) E-Commerce
8 15 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 13 (7.43%) BDD
9 13 (7.43%) Regression Testing
9 13 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.86%) Test Strategy
11 10 (5.71%) Performance Testing
12 9 (5.14%) ETL
12 9 (5.14%) Manual Testing
13 8 (4.57%) Integration Testing
13 8 (4.57%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.00%) Scrum
14 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.71%) SQL
2 12 (6.86%) PHP
3 7 (4.00%) C#
3 7 (4.00%) Java
4 4 (2.29%) Python
5 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.14%) VBScript
6 2 (1.14%) VB
6 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.57%) VBA
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (26.29%) ISEB
2 27 (15.43%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.71%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 47 (26.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Oracle
2 19 (10.86%) HP
3 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.57%) VMware
5 2 (1.14%) Remedy
5 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.57%) Informatica
6 1 (0.57%) Kofax
6 1 (0.57%) Telerik
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