The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 6 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.00% 3.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton 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
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 100.00% 83.33% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 20
Average daily rate £325 £360 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £63.08 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.37% +320.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Cerner
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) QA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cerner Millennium
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Cerner
1 1 (25.00%) NetIQ