Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £281 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 115 49
Rank change year-on-year -15 -66 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 56 96 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.75% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.82% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 164
Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £238 £236 £248
90th Percentile £425 £413 £388
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £24.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.89% +43.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4222 5262 5912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2801 3391 3946
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 201 319
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.42 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.79 £29.50 £28.80
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -14 45 £275 -8.33% 9
South Yorkshire +16 7 £306 -31.94%
North Yorkshire +7 2 £313 -16.67% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £338 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 21 (37.50%) Selenium
4 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
4 17 (30.36%) ISEB
5 14 (25.00%) Finance
6 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
6 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
8 11 (19.64%) SQL
9 10 (17.86%) Java
10 9 (16.07%) .NET
10 9 (16.07%) HP UFT
11 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 8 (14.29%) HP
11 8 (14.29%) JIRA
11 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.50%) Web Testing
12 7 (12.50%) Scrum
12 7 (12.50%) C#
12 7 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.71%) SOAP
13 6 (10.71%) Publishing
13 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
13 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (10.71%) Cucumber

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Force.com
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) 3G
1 4 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) mvBase
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) UniData
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Selenium
2 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 9 (16.07%) HP UFT
4 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.14%) JMeter
7 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (3.57%) JUnit
10 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.79%) Gatling
10 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.79%) MSTest
10 1 (1.79%) RSpec
10 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) SOAP
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) RESTful
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) COM
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Kafka
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) WSDL
5 1 (1.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
4 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (8.93%) BDD
7 5 (8.93%) User Stories
8 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) ISEB
2 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Demandware
4 1 (1.79%) jBASE
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow