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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 27 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.39% 1.42% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 1.50% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £313 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
334 267 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.35% 95.02% 89.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 164 133
Average daily rate £365 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.40 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £36.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
3 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
3 18 (52.94%) ISEB
3 18 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (44.12%) Waterfall
5 15 (44.12%) V-Model
6 12 (35.29%) XML
6 12 (35.29%) Integration Testing
7 11 (32.35%) XML Messaging
7 11 (32.35%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 9 (26.47%) Migration
9 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
10 5 (14.71%) ETL
11 4 (11.76%) HP
11 4 (11.76%) Selenium
11 4 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 4 (11.76%) Talend
12 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
12 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
12 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
12 3 (8.82%) Retail
12 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
12 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Data Protection

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (32.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) DataStage
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
1 4 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.88%) Appium
3 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) XML
2 11 (32.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
3 15 (44.12%) V-Model
3 15 (44.12%) Waterfall
4 12 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
6 9 (26.47%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) ETL
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) Logistics
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) ISEB
1 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) HP
1 4 (11.76%) Talend
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Capita
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.94%) JDA
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau