The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 47 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.99% 6.53% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 7.08% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 1
Median daily rate £355 £300 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +118.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.00% -18.77%
Test Analyst
West Midlands

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
516 325 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.31% 92.33% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 215 170
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £21.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Coventry region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Coventry region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) EPoS
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) WinRunner
6 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (13.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP