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 5 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 32 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.27% 0.97% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.12% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£465 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+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 £155.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-83.06% +369.69%
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
153 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.84% 86.41% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 59
Average daily rate £400 £332 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.57% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £177 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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
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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 -3 2 £465 +86.00%
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) Documentum
4 2 (28.57%) Toad
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pega
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Pega