Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 17 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 5.38% 2.97% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 3.16% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 13
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £226 £240 £252
90th Percentile £388 £374 £321
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £20.00
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 Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 583 823 625
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.25% 94.16% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 517 334
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £190 £224 £207
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 57
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £17.97 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.73% -20.13% +45.16%
10th Percentile £17.70 £10.00 £13.62
90th Percentile £34.50 £37.03 £33.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Warwickshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Warwickshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Warwickshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Warwickshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +12 15 £363 +26.09%
Leamington Spa -7 4 £350 +3.78%
Nuneaton - 2 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon +4 1 £325 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Warwickshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) System Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Smart Meter
2 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (35.29%) Test Planning
2 12 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (29.41%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
5 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Unix
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.71%) JIRA
7 5 (14.71%) Change Management
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Finance
9 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) ISEB
9 3 (8.82%) ETL
9 3 (8.82%) Java
9 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
9 3 (8.82%) Selenium

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (2.94%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) NeoLoad
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
1 12 (35.29%) System Testing
1 12 (35.29%) Test Planning
2 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) hybris
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com