The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 76 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.81% 2.27% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.37% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 31
Median daily rate £300 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £371 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £313
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.77% -19.09%  

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 1084 1435 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1013 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.38% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 12 (31.58%) Selenium
5 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) QA
8 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
8 7 (18.42%) HP
8 7 (18.42%) ISEB
8 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
9 6 (15.79%) SDLC
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
10 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
10 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
10 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Load Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.26%) Confluence
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Force.com
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Selenium
2 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
4 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
4 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) JMeter
6 3 (7.89%) JIRA
7 2 (5.26%) MSTest
7 2 (5.26%) Toad
7 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.63%) Appium
8 1 (2.63%) Gatling
8 1 (2.63%) Hudson
8 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.63%) JBehave
8 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (2.63%) WSDL
5 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
8 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Load Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) BDD
10 3 (7.89%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (7.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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