Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £301 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Test Analyst
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 65 32
Rank change year-on-year +21 -33 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.32% 1.61% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.73% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 34
Coventry median daily rate £301 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +16.67% +22.79%
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 684 981 669
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 92.63% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 701 439
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £288 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 49
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.95 £39.50 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Coventry

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Coventry

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Coventry

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Coventry region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) VBScript
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) User Experience
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) JMeter
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) LoadUI
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Defect Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
2 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (17.65%) JMeter
4 3 (17.65%) LoadUI
5 2 (11.76%) JProfiler
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Ajax
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) VBScript
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Demandware
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism
2 1 (5.88%) Kronos