The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 91 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.24% 90.10% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 66 107
Average daily rate £465 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Canary Wharf region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Swing
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft