The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Test Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +2.89% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 587 701 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.76% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 470 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Senior Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB