The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 206 185 199
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 4 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 20
Average daily rate £475 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £337 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Test Analyst
London

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the City of London region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the City of London region.

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (35.29%) System Testing
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
4 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Equities
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
5 2 (11.76%) Charles River
5 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Toad
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) ISPF
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
1 3 (17.65%) Equities
2 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) System Testing
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Fund Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) COBOL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Charles River
3 1 (5.88%) thinkFolio
3 1 (5.88%) Tradeweb
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.88%) Murex
3 1 (5.88%) Calypso
3 1 (5.88%) MarketAxess