The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Analyst
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.71% 5.22% 13.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 5.34% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Median daily rate - £369 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £301 £300
% change year-on-year +5.65% +0.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.10 £13.43 £35.50
% change year-on-year +57.16% -62.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 110 131 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 94.02% 97.76% 97.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 85 118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +25.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bradford

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Analyst in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Bradford

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Bradford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 Bradford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA