The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 68 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.91% 1.42% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.56% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £212 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £295 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +168.55%
Test Analyst
England

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
2251 2240 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.52% 90.98% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1145 901
Average daily rate £370 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 183 131
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £36.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry +12 11 £300 +37.14% 1
Warwickshire +6 7 £260 -16.80% 1
Birmingham 0 7 £313 +11.60% 1
Sutton Coldfield +6 3 £330 -12.00%
Wolverhampton - 3 £300 -
Worcestershire - 3 £288 -
Shropshire -5 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £380 -
Walsall - 1 £300 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 36 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 30 (39.47%) SQL
3 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 24 (31.58%) ISEB
5 23 (30.26%) ISTQB
6 17 (22.37%) Integration Testing
6 17 (22.37%) System Testing
7 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
8 13 (17.11%) Finance
9 12 (15.79%) XML
9 12 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (13.16%) ETL
10 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
10 10 (13.16%) Oracle
11 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
11 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (11.84%) SDLC
12 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.53%) SAP
12 8 (10.53%) Migration
12 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.21%) HP
13 7 (9.21%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (9.21%) XML Messaging
13 7 (9.21%) CRM
13 7 (9.21%) V-Model

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (9.21%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.32%) Line 500
4 1 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.32%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (1.32%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) X.400
2 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Automotive
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) XML
2 7 (9.21%) XML Messaging
3 3 (3.95%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) XSD
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) EPoS
3 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Solaris
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 27 (35.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 17 (22.37%) Integration Testing
4 17 (22.37%) System Testing
5 10 (13.16%) ETL
6 9 (11.84%) SDLC
7 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
8 7 (9.21%) CRM
8 7 (9.21%) V-Model
9 6 (7.89%) Manual Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.26%) Information Assurance
11 4 (5.26%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Security Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) ISEB
2 23 (30.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) SAP
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) Sage
5 1 (1.32%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Endeca
5 1 (1.32%) Pega
5 1 (1.32%) Talend
5 1 (1.32%) Cerner
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
Leamington Spa
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago