The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 88 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.68% 2.13% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.21% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 53
Median daily rate £313 £313 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £357
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 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 1959 2715 2779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.69% 96.24% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1859 1861
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 112
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire -5 26 £300 -4.00% 9
South Yorkshire +5 4 £373 +6.42% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £306 - 1
Test Analyst
England

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

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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (39.34%) Test Automation
2 23 (37.70%) Test Scripting
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) QA
3 14 (22.95%) Selenium
4 13 (21.31%) Manual Testing
5 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (19.67%) SQL
6 11 (18.03%) SoapUI
6 11 (18.03%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
7 10 (16.39%) ISEB
8 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (14.75%) Defect Management
9 8 (13.11%) JIRA
9 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
9 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.11%) HP
9 8 (13.11%) SOAP
9 8 (13.11%) Finance
10 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
10 7 (11.48%) JMeter
10 7 (11.48%) .NET
10 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
10 7 (11.48%) SDLC
11 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Force.com
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.64%) 3G
3 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
3 2 (3.28%) UniData
4 1 (1.64%) mvBase
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Selenium
2 11 (18.03%) SoapUI
3 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
4 8 (13.11%) JIRA
5 7 (11.48%) JMeter
6 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.20%) HP UFT
7 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.56%) MSTest
9 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.28%) Toad
11 1 (1.64%) Appium
11 1 (1.64%) Gatling
11 1 (1.64%) Hudson
11 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.64%) JBehave
11 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 7 (11.48%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) COM
6 1 (1.64%) WinForms
6 1 (1.64%) WSDL
6 1 (1.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Test Automation
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) Test Scripting
3 13 (21.31%) Manual Testing
4 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (18.03%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (14.75%) Defect Management
6 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
7 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Web Testing
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Load Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) Groovy
4 2 (3.28%) JCL
4 2 (3.28%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISEB
2 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) HP
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Splunk
3 1 (1.64%) jBASE
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
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