The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 21 29
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.97% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.19% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £303 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
120 94 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.02% 93.07% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 84
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Staffordshire region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB