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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 108 120 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 92 111 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 1.53% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.66% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 85 147
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +37.20%
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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
5463 6690 7160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.22% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4023 4855 5145
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 56 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.39%) SQL
3 47 (25.97%) Finance
3 47 (25.97%) QA
4 46 (25.41%) Selenium
5 40 (22.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (21.55%) Test Scripting
7 35 (19.34%) Banking
8 33 (18.23%) Test Automation
9 31 (17.13%) C#
10 29 (16.02%) HP Quality Center
11 25 (13.81%) JIRA
12 23 (12.71%) Software Testing
13 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
13 22 (12.15%) Cucumber
14 21 (11.60%) Java
15 20 (11.05%) .NET
15 20 (11.05%) ISEB
16 19 (10.50%) Scrum
16 19 (10.50%) BDD
16 19 (10.50%) WebDriver
17 18 (9.94%) Visual Studio
17 18 (9.94%) XML
17 18 (9.94%) HP
18 17 (9.39%) Migration
18 17 (9.39%) Investment Banking
18 17 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (9.39%) Automation Testing
19 16 (8.84%) Derivative
19 16 (8.84%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (2.21%) Node.js
2 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.55%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) LatentZero
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.66%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.66%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.10%) Tesseract
3 2 (1.10%) Minerva
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.10%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.55%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.55%) Salerio
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.55%) Endur
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.55%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) PaaS
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
1 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Network Security
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.76%) Big Data
3 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.21%) Star Schema
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.66%) MySQL
5 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.66%) DB2
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 46 (25.41%) Selenium
2 25 (13.81%) JIRA
3 22 (12.15%) Cucumber
4 19 (10.50%) WebDriver
5 18 (9.94%) Visual Studio
6 17 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (8.29%) FitNesse
8 11 (6.08%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (5.52%) JMeter
10 7 (3.87%) NUnit
11 6 (3.31%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.31%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.21%) TestDirector
12 4 (2.21%) WATIR
12 4 (2.21%) Sahi
13 3 (1.66%) Toad
13 3 (1.66%) MSTest
14 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 47 (25.97%) Finance
2 35 (19.34%) Banking
3 17 (9.39%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.08%) Retail
5 5 (2.76%) Back Office
6 3 (1.66%) Front Office
6 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.05%) .NET
2 18 (9.94%) XML
3 13 (7.18%) Web Services
4 8 (4.42%) HTML
5 7 (3.87%) SOAP
5 7 (3.87%) JSON
6 5 (2.76%) REST
7 4 (2.21%) Mustache
7 4 (2.21%) Sass
7 4 (2.21%) CSS
8 3 (1.66%) Middleware
8 3 (1.66%) FIXML
8 3 (1.66%) FpML
9 2 (1.10%) Ajax
9 2 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.10%) DHTML
10 1 (0.55%) J2EE
10 1 (0.55%) XSL
10 1 (0.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Derivative
2 14 (7.73%) Fixed Income
3 13 (7.18%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.97%) Open Source
6 7 (3.87%) Equities
7 6 (3.31%) User Experience
8 5 (2.76%) Data Conversion
8 5 (2.76%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.76%) iPhone
9 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.66%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.66%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.66%) GIS
10 3 (1.66%) iPad
11 2 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.10%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.52%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.97%) Android
3 8 (4.42%) Windows
4 4 (2.21%) UNIX
4 4 (2.21%) VMS
5 3 (1.66%) Linux
5 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (21.55%) Test Scripting
4 33 (18.23%) Test Automation
5 23 (12.71%) Software Testing
6 19 (10.50%) Scrum
6 19 (10.50%) BDD
7 17 (9.39%) Automation Testing
7 17 (9.39%) Migration
8 15 (8.29%) TDD
9 14 (7.73%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.73%) Regression Testing
9 14 (7.73%) Performance Testing
10 13 (7.18%) Manual Testing
10 13 (7.18%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.63%) ETL
11 12 (6.63%) System Testing
11 12 (6.63%) Data Migration
11 12 (6.63%) Integration Testing
11 12 (6.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.39%) SQL
2 31 (17.13%) C#
3 21 (11.60%) Java
4 12 (6.63%) Ruby
5 7 (3.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.10%) C
7 2 (1.10%) VBScript
7 2 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) ISEB
2 11 (6.08%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.76%) Degree
7 1 (0.55%) ACCA
7 1 (0.55%) CIMA
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (25.97%) QA
2 9 (4.97%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (4.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (16.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.94%) HP
3 16 (8.84%) Oracle
4 5 (2.76%) Informatica
5 4 (2.21%) Murex
6 3 (1.66%) Teradata
6 3 (1.66%) thinkFolio
6 3 (1.66%) Charles River
7 2 (1.10%) Demandware
7 2 (1.10%) Vermilion
7 2 (1.10%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.10%) Intershop
7 2 (1.10%) Apple
7 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (1.10%) Cognos
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) Calypso
8 1 (0.55%) SunGard
8 1 (0.55%) Cerner
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