The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire 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 - 13 12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 3.39% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.51% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
77 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 89.53% 96.61% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 27
Average daily rate £315 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 6
Average hourly rate £7.50 £20.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -44.05%
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 Worcestershire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Test Analyst
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HCM
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HCM
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PS
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP