The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £295
% change year-on-year +4.47% +13.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2137 2531 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.40% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1400 1274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 74 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.37 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared