The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 79 81 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 32 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.67% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.73% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 31
Median daily rate £295 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.42% -9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £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 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 1320 1845 1718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1253 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
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 West Yorkshire

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

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 -2 19 £275 -8.33% 11
Halifax - 4 £295 -
Bradford -1 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (51.06%) Test Scripting
2 19 (40.43%) Manual Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) QA
5 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
6 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
7 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
7 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
8 10 (21.28%) ISEB
8 10 (21.28%) SOAP
8 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
10 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
10 8 (17.02%) SDLC
11 7 (14.89%) Groovy
11 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Scrum
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (12.77%) Selenium
13 5 (10.64%) JIRA
13 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.64%) XML
14 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
14 4 (8.51%) JMeter
14 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
2 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.64%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) JMeter
5 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.38%) HP UFT
6 3 (6.38%) MSTest
7 1 (2.13%) Appium
7 1 (2.13%) Gatling
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.13%) JBehave
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) Toad
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Test Scripting
2 19 (40.43%) Manual Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
5 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
6 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
10 4 (8.51%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.38%) BDD
11 3 (6.38%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Groovy
3 2 (4.26%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) Splunk
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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