The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 36 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.09% 1.65% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.76% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 - £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
329 227 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.65% 93.80% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 72 143
Average daily rate £325 £308 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -20.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 28
Average hourly rate £17.85 £25.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Retail-J

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) System Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) HP