The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Lead Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.048% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £293
% change year-on-year +2.94% +16.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1968 2846 2221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.71% 94.68% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 5965 5331
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 302 504
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.41 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.43 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in the West Midlands

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in the West Midlands

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £263 - 1
Lead Test Analyst
England

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Lead 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 West Midlands region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared