The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 38 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.69% 1.32% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 1.38% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £331 £465 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.81% +86.00%
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 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
304 145 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.54% 96.03% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 75 39
Average daily rate £460 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -5 11 £331 -28.81% 1
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) Pega
8 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (10.00%) MS Office
11 2 (10.00%) XML
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (5.00%) MVC
12 1 (5.00%) JBoss
12 1 (5.00%) webMethods
12 1 (5.00%) HTML
12 1 (5.00%) CSS
12 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
12 1 (5.00%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) webMethods