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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 62 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 74 65 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.54% 2.60% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.75% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 72
Average daily rate £291 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £199 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £340 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
2760 2364 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.85% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1566 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 114 102
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £24.25 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 52 £286 -4.83% 12
South Yorkshire -13 12 £310 -0.80% 2
North Yorkshire +5 4 £275 +22.22% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 86 (41.55%) SQL
1 86 (41.55%) Test Scripting
2 76 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.05%) Finance
4 49 (23.67%) SQL Server
4 49 (23.67%) ISEB
5 40 (19.32%) Selenium
5 40 (19.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (17.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (17.87%) ISTQB
6 37 (17.87%) Microsoft
7 36 (17.39%) T-SQL
8 34 (16.43%) Integration Testing
9 33 (15.94%) .NET
9 33 (15.94%) Functional Testing
10 30 (14.49%) Visual Studio
10 30 (14.49%) Regression Testing
11 29 (14.01%) JIRA
11 29 (14.01%) Cucumber
12 28 (13.53%) QA
13 27 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (12.56%) Manual Testing
15 25 (12.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (12.08%) JavaScript
16 24 (11.59%) Test Management
16 24 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
17 23 (11.11%) Performance Testing
18 22 (10.63%) Unit Testing
18 22 (10.63%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (2.42%) Confluence
2 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) CMS
3 2 (0.97%) nginx
3 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) Jadu
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.93%) GSM
1 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.45%) HTTP
2 3 (1.45%) NFC
2 3 (1.45%) SNMP
3 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.93%) MySQL
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.48%) MS Access
11 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (19.32%) Selenium
2 30 (14.49%) Visual Studio
3 29 (14.01%) Cucumber
3 29 (14.01%) JIRA
4 25 (12.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (10.14%) LoadRunner
6 19 (9.18%) JMeter
7 16 (7.73%) HP UFT
7 16 (7.73%) SoapUI
8 9 (4.35%) Appium
9 8 (3.86%) Maven
9 8 (3.86%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.38%) ERwin
11 6 (2.90%) Gatling
11 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
11 6 (2.90%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (2.90%) The Grinder
11 6 (2.90%) VisualVM
11 6 (2.90%) YourKit
12 5 (2.42%) eggPlant
General
1 56 (27.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Retail
3 8 (3.86%) Banking
3 8 (3.86%) Publishing
4 4 (1.93%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.45%) Games
5 3 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Back Office
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.94%) .NET
2 20 (9.66%) XML
3 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 17 (8.21%) Web Services
5 13 (6.28%) CSS
6 12 (5.80%) Gherkin
7 8 (3.86%) SOAP
8 6 (2.90%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.90%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.90%) Spring
9 4 (1.93%) REST
10 3 (1.45%) JSON
10 3 (1.45%) OAuth
10 3 (1.45%) OAuth2
10 3 (1.45%) RESTful
10 3 (1.45%) Swagger
11 2 (0.97%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.48%) HTML
12 1 (0.48%) WSDL
12 1 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.45%) PKI
5 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.97%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.48%) iPhone
6 1 (0.48%) IVR
6 1 (0.48%) Life Science
6 1 (0.48%) New Media
6 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.86%) Linux
1 8 (3.86%) Windows
2 3 (1.45%) Android
2 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
2 3 (1.45%) Unix
2 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.55%) Test Scripting
2 76 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (16.43%) Integration Testing
5 33 (15.94%) Functional Testing
6 30 (14.49%) Regression Testing
7 27 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (12.56%) Manual Testing
9 24 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
9 24 (11.59%) Test Management
10 23 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 22 (10.63%) System Testing
11 22 (10.63%) Unit Testing
11 22 (10.63%) Waterfall
12 21 (10.14%) E-Commerce
12 21 (10.14%) Scrum
13 20 (9.66%) Non-Functional Testing
14 18 (8.70%) ETL
15 17 (8.21%) TDD
16 16 (7.73%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.55%) SQL
2 36 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 25 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 22 (10.63%) C#
5 19 (9.18%) Java
6 11 (5.31%) Ruby
7 8 (3.86%) Python
8 7 (3.38%) VBScript
9 6 (2.90%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (2.90%) Scala
9 6 (2.90%) VBA
10 5 (2.42%) C++
10 5 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.93%) C
12 2 (0.97%) Perl
12 2 (0.97%) PHP
12 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.48%) VB
13 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (23.67%) ISEB
2 37 (17.87%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) Degree
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.53%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) Firmware
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) Nagios
2 2 (0.97%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.66%) Oracle
3 15 (7.25%) HP
4 6 (2.90%) AppDynamics
4 6 (2.90%) Dynatrace
4 6 (2.90%) IBM
4 6 (2.90%) New Relic
4 6 (2.90%) VMware
5 5 (2.42%) Citrix
5 5 (2.42%) Informatica
6 4 (1.93%) Tableau
7 3 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Genesys
8 1 (0.48%) Lotus
8 1 (0.48%) Telerik
8 1 (0.48%) Verint
East Yorkshire
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Rate: £250 - 280 per day
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