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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 10 4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 4.35% 13.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.44% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 82.61% 97.83% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 12
Average daily rate £325 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £110.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+633.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 25 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle