The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 41 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.81% 0.34% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.37% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£244 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £311 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £29.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +34.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
322 273 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.26% 92.23% 90.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 111 135
Average daily rate £325 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 28
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Telematics
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail-J
4 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Telematics
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP