The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 11 July 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 Wolverhampton 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.33% 5.13% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 5.26% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -40.00%
Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 93.02% 97.44% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 19
Average daily rate £325 £263 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £110.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+947.61% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Test Analyst
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Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Use Case
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) OpenView
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (11.11%) JMeter
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (11.11%) IIS
7 1 (11.11%) C

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle