The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Warwickshire region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £430 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Test Specialist
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 Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
376 347 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.19% 94.29% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 171 134
Median daily rate £375 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 50 32
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £36.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Test Specialist 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 Warwickshire region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle