The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 99 86 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 -36  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 53 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.88% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.95% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 47
Median daily rate £295 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £344 £350
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 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +2 23 £295 +0.42% 11
South Yorkshire -11 4 £368 +8.88% 1
North Yorkshire +7 1 - - 7
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (49.09%) Test Scripting
2 20 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) QA
5 14 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (23.64%) SoapUI
6 13 (23.64%) Regression Testing
7 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.18%) ISEB
8 10 (18.18%) SOAP
9 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
10 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
10 8 (14.55%) SDLC
11 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Groovy
11 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.73%) Scrum
12 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (10.91%) Selenium
13 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
13 5 (9.09%) JIRA
13 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (9.09%) Web Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
13 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
13 5 (9.09%) XML

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) SoapUI
2 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 5 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (7.27%) JMeter
5 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
5 4 (7.27%) MSTest
6 1 (1.82%) Appium
6 1 (1.82%) Gatling
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.82%) JBehave
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Toad
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.27%) Banking
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) AS400
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Test Scripting
2 20 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (23.64%) Regression Testing
6 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
7 8 (14.55%) SDLC
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Web Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.27%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Groovy
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) JCL
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) HP
2 2 (3.64%) IBM
2 2 (3.64%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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