The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 73 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.80% 2.36% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.45% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 44
Median daily rate £300 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £261 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £311
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year +79.77% -11.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 4937 5415
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 132 252
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -1.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 20 £300 - 7
Halifax +6 1 £412 +22.83%
Bradford +1 1 - -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
3 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Selenium
6 11 (22.92%) QA
6 11 (22.92%) SoapUI
7 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
7 10 (20.83%) ISEB
8 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) SOAP
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
10 7 (14.58%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
10 7 (14.58%) JMeter
10 7 (14.58%) HP
11 6 (12.50%) XML
11 6 (12.50%) .NET
11 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (12.50%) SDLC
12 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
12 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.17%) Confluence
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Force.com
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.08%) 3G
3 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.92%) SoapUI
3 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.58%) JMeter
5 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.42%) HP UFT
6 5 (10.42%) LoadRunner
7 4 (8.33%) JIRA
8 3 (6.25%) MSTest
9 2 (4.17%) Toad
9 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.08%) Appium
10 1 (2.08%) Gatling
10 1 (2.08%) Hudson
10 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.08%) JBehave
10 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) SOAP
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) COM
5 1 (2.08%) WSDL
5 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
3 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
5 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) Web Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Load Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Groovy
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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