The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 113 110 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 88 132 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.79% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.94% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 108 156
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
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 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Test Analyst across the City of London region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Test Analyst across the City of London region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 52 (27.81%) Finance
2 48 (25.67%) Selenium
2 48 (25.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 47 (25.13%) SQL
4 46 (24.60%) QA
5 43 (22.99%) Test Scripting
6 35 (18.72%) Test Automation
7 34 (18.18%) Banking
8 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (14.44%) C#
10 24 (12.83%) ISEB
11 23 (12.30%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.76%) Cucumber
13 21 (11.23%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (11.23%) Java
13 21 (11.23%) Investment Banking
14 20 (10.70%) Integration Testing
14 20 (10.70%) Scrum
15 19 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (9.63%) .NET
16 18 (9.63%) WebDriver
17 17 (9.09%) BDD
17 17 (9.09%) Software Testing
17 17 (9.09%) Derivative
18 16 (8.56%) JIRA
18 16 (8.56%) ISTQB
18 16 (8.56%) TDD
18 16 (8.56%) Visual Studio
19 15 (8.02%) Oracle
19 15 (8.02%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (2.67%) Node.js
2 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Mingle
3 1 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.67%) LatentZero
3 4 (2.14%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.60%) BASE24
4 3 (1.60%) Tesseract
4 3 (1.60%) Minerva
4 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.07%) ION MarketView
5 2 (1.07%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.07%) Salerio
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.53%) Endur
6 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.53%) Capstone
6 1 (0.53%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) PaaS
1 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) HTTP
3 2 (1.07%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.21%) Big Data
4 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.67%) Star Schema
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.60%) DB2
6 3 (1.60%) MySQL
6 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) QlikView
7 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 48 (25.67%) Selenium
2 22 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 19 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (9.63%) WebDriver
5 16 (8.56%) JIRA
5 16 (8.56%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (6.95%) FitNesse
7 8 (4.28%) JMeter
8 6 (3.21%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.67%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.67%) Sahi
9 5 (2.67%) NUnit
9 5 (2.67%) WATIR
10 4 (2.14%) TestDirector
10 4 (2.14%) Toad
10 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.60%) MSTest
12 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (27.81%) Finance
2 34 (18.18%) Banking
3 21 (11.23%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.28%) Retail
5 6 (3.21%) Back Office
6 5 (2.67%) Front Office
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.63%) .NET
2 14 (7.49%) Web Services
3 13 (6.95%) XML
4 6 (3.21%) JSON
4 6 (3.21%) HTML
5 5 (2.67%) REST
5 5 (2.67%) Mustache
5 5 (2.67%) Sass
5 5 (2.67%) SOAP
6 4 (2.14%) CSS
7 3 (1.60%) Middleware
8 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.07%) Ajax
8 2 (1.07%) DHTML
8 2 (1.07%) J2EE
8 2 (1.07%) HTML5
9 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.53%) SAML
9 1 (0.53%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) Derivative
2 10 (5.35%) Open Source
2 10 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.81%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.28%) Equities
4 8 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.67%) Data Conversion
5 5 (2.67%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.14%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.60%) GIS
7 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.07%) iPhone
8 2 (1.07%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.07%) Handset
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.21%) Android
1 6 (3.21%) Windows
1 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.14%) VMS
2 4 (2.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.07%) UNIX
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 43 (22.99%) Test Scripting
3 35 (18.72%) Test Automation
4 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.70%) Integration Testing
5 20 (10.70%) Scrum
6 17 (9.09%) BDD
6 17 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 16 (8.56%) TDD
8 15 (8.02%) Automated Testing
8 15 (8.02%) Manual Testing
8 15 (8.02%) Automation Testing
9 14 (7.49%) Test Strategy
9 14 (7.49%) ETL
9 14 (7.49%) Migration
9 14 (7.49%) Regression Testing
10 12 (6.42%) System Testing
11 10 (5.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.13%) SQL
2 27 (14.44%) C#
3 21 (11.23%) Java
4 10 (5.35%) Ruby
5 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) ISEB
2 16 (8.56%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) Degree
7 5 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.53%) CIMA
8 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (24.60%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (3.21%) EMIR
4 1 (0.53%) GAAP
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 21 (11.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.02%) Oracle
3 12 (6.42%) HP
4 6 (3.21%) Charles River
5 5 (2.67%) Informatica
6 3 (1.60%) Teradata
6 3 (1.60%) thinkFolio
7 2 (1.07%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.07%) Telerik
7 2 (1.07%) Adobe
7 2 (1.07%) SAP
7 2 (1.07%) Apple
7 2 (1.07%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.53%) TSYS
8 1 (0.53%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.53%) Perforce
8 1 (0.53%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.53%) Cerner
8 1 (0.53%) Murex
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago