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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 193 210 188
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 12 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 24
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £345 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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 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
5450 6798 7238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.15% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3939 4959 5244
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 149 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) QA
3 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) FitNesse
4 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Front Office
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (11.76%) Charles River
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.88%) Big Data
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) FitNesse
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) Bower
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) JMX
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Equities
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.88%) ETRM
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Charles River
3 1 (5.88%) OpenLink
3 1 (5.88%) thinkFolio
3 1 (5.88%) Trayport
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Murex
3 1 (5.88%) Calypso
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos