The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sutton Coldfield region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 44.44% 75.00% 30.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 57.14% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £295 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -9.58%
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 £34.25 £24.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.70% -22.02%
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 Sutton Coldfield 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
Sutton Coldfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 77.78% 100.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £295 £320 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £303 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sutton Coldfield

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sutton Coldfield region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) TRIRIGA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA