The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Analyst
Rank 193 212 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.099% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.11% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£388 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +60.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 6559 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 4817 5233
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Test Analyst
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Systems Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst across the City of London region.

Systems Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Systems Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) SWIFT
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Capstone
3 1 (14.29%) Tesseract
3 1 (14.29%) Minerva
3 1 (14.29%) Sentinel
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) ION MarketView
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Capstone
1 1 (14.29%) Tesseract
1 1 (14.29%) Minerva
1 1 (14.29%) Sentinel
1 1 (14.29%) ION MarketView
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Fidessa