The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 73 62 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 50 64 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.47% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.61% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 14
Median daily rate £300 £285 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £135 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £331 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2252 2455 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.87% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1385 1144
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 168
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +6 9 £325 +8.33%
Warwickshire -1 8 £313 +14.15% 1
Birmingham -5 7 £200 +23.07% 3
Coventry -13 6 £281 -6.25%
Herefordshire - 2 £290 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £223 - 2
Shropshire +17 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (38.32%) Test Scripting
2 40 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.91%) SQL
4 28 (26.17%) ISTQB
5 26 (24.30%) ISEB
6 19 (17.76%) Oracle
7 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.95%) JIRA
8 16 (14.95%) Finance
8 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
9 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.08%) Selenium
10 14 (13.08%) QA
10 14 (13.08%) Java
11 13 (12.15%) XML
11 13 (12.15%) CRM
11 13 (12.15%) Retail
11 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
11 13 (12.15%) Manual Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Functional Testing
12 12 (11.21%) System Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
13 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
14 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
14 10 (9.35%) Automation Testing
14 10 (9.35%) HP UFT
14 10 (9.35%) Windows

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.93%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.93%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) GitHub
2 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) 3G
2 1 (0.93%) 4G
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) GPRS
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
1 16 (14.95%) JIRA
2 14 (13.08%) Selenium
3 10 (9.35%) HP UFT
3 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
4 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.61%) JMeter
6 6 (5.61%) Toad
7 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.74%) JUnit
8 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.80%) RSpec
10 2 (1.87%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.87%) Gatling
10 2 (1.87%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.93%) Protractor
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Automotive
5 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Slovak Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) XML
2 7 (6.54%) SOAP
3 6 (5.61%) Gherkin
4 5 (4.67%) .NET
4 5 (4.67%) JSON
4 5 (4.67%) Web Services
5 3 (2.80%) Node.js
6 2 (1.87%) CSS
6 2 (1.87%) HTML
6 2 (1.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.93%) CSS3
7 1 (0.93%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.80%) EPoS
1 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.87%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) AIX
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Test Scripting
2 40 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.15%) CRM
4 13 (12.15%) Manual Testing
4 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
5 12 (11.21%) Functional Testing
5 12 (11.21%) System Testing
6 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
6 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.35%) Automation Testing
7 10 (9.35%) ETL
7 10 (9.35%) Migration
7 10 (9.35%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.41%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.41%) Scrum
9 8 (7.48%) BDD
9 8 (7.48%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.91%) SQL
2 14 (13.08%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) COBOL
3 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) R
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) ISTQB
2 26 (24.30%) ISEB
3 8 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) MCTS
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.93%) Netcool
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) HP
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
3 6 (5.61%) webMethods
4 3 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.80%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.87%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Cerner
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) CODA
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.93%) Pega
6 1 (0.93%) Talend
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas
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