The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Rank 70 68 64
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.84% 2.06% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.13% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 17
Median daily rate £275 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £267 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1003 1361 1093
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.28% 96.59% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 949 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
4 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
5 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
6 8 (22.86%) ISEB
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (20.00%) SDLC
8 6 (17.14%) Selenium
8 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.14%) QA
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) JIRA
9 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
10 4 (11.43%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) JMeter
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 4 (11.43%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
5 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
5 3 (8.57%) MSTest
6 1 (2.86%) Appium
6 1 (2.86%) Gatling
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) JBehave
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Toad
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
4 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) Test Management
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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