The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 186 184 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 15 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Average daily rate
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£463 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £420 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Banking
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
5 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
8 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) VBA
9 3 (10.71%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Market Risk
9 3 (10.71%) Selenium
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
10 2 (7.14%) Ruby
10 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.14%) Calabash
3 2 (7.14%) Geb
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 15 (53.57%) Banking
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.71%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VBA
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP