The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 43 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.44% 1.23% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.27% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £380 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 - £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 - £268
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 £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -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 Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 158 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.32% 97.53% 89.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 58 56
Median daily rate £430 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +74.41%
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 Shropshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Telford -10 10 £380 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Shropshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Oracle
1 18 (81.82%) Unix
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) XML
5 13 (59.09%) ISEB
5 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
6 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
6 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (40.91%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (40.91%) Pentaho
8 9 (40.91%) Hadoop
8 9 (40.91%) JIRA
9 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
9 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 8 (36.36%) Confluence
9 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) webMethods
10 7 (31.82%) Data Analytics
10 7 (31.82%) Analytics
11 6 (27.27%) Release Management
11 6 (27.27%) Toad
11 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
12 5 (22.73%) Cloudera
13 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
13 4 (18.18%) Scrum
13 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 8 (36.36%) Confluence
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (40.91%) Hadoop
1 9 (40.91%) Pentaho
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Toad
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Gatling
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Unix
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Data Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) COBOL
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) ISEB
1 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 11 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 7 (31.82%) webMethods
4 5 (22.73%) Cloudera
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Pega
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) WSO2