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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 129 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 68 90 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.55% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.68% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 98
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +43.43%
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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
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 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 (42.98%) Finance
2 48 (39.67%) SQL
3 47 (38.84%) Test Scripting
4 40 (33.06%) Banking
5 39 (32.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (25.62%) QA
8 21 (17.36%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (16.53%) Integration Testing
9 20 (16.53%) ISTQB
10 19 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (15.70%) HP
10 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
10 19 (15.70%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.05%) ISEB
11 17 (14.05%) Java
12 16 (13.22%) JIRA
13 15 (12.40%) Selenium
13 15 (12.40%) Automated Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
14 13 (10.74%) System Testing
14 13 (10.74%) Regression Testing
15 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
16 11 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
17 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
17 10 (8.26%) Waterfall
17 10 (8.26%) Fixed Income
17 10 (8.26%) Oracle
18 9 (7.44%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (2.48%) LiveLink
1 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.83%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.48%) MySQL
4 3 (2.48%) Star Schema
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) JIRA
2 15 (12.40%) Selenium
3 9 (7.44%) HP UFT
4 7 (5.79%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.13%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.13%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.31%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (2.48%) JMeter
7 3 (2.48%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.65%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.65%) Calabash
8 2 (1.65%) Spock
9 1 (0.83%) Appium
9 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 52 (42.98%) Finance
2 40 (33.06%) Banking
3 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.61%) Back Office
5 5 (4.13%) Wholesale Banking
6 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.48%) Retail
7 3 (2.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
1 8 (6.61%) XML
2 4 (3.31%) SOAP
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.65%) Middleware
3 2 (1.65%) FIXML
3 2 (1.65%) FpML
4 1 (0.83%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) XSD
4 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Fixed Income
3 9 (7.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (6.61%) SWIFT
5 7 (5.79%) Derivative
6 5 (4.13%) Equities
6 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.65%) User Experience
9 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.65%) AS400
9 2 (1.65%) EFT
10 1 (0.83%) NHS
10 1 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) iPad
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.44%) UNIX
2 4 (3.31%) Linux
3 2 (1.65%) Android
3 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.84%) Test Scripting
2 39 (32.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.53%) Integration Testing
5 19 (15.70%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.40%) Automated Testing
7 13 (10.74%) Regression Testing
7 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
7 13 (10.74%) System Testing
8 11 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (8.26%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.44%) Migration
10 9 (7.44%) ETL
10 9 (7.44%) Automation Testing
11 8 (6.61%) Scrum
11 8 (6.61%) Manual Testing
11 8 (6.61%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.79%) Test Management
12 7 (5.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.67%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 9 (7.44%) C#
4 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.48%) VBA
5 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) Groovy
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) ISTQB
2 17 (14.05%) ISEB
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 6 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.62%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Basel III
2 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) HP
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.26%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) Murex
5 4 (3.31%) OpenText
5 4 (3.31%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.48%) Netezza
6 3 (2.48%) Greenplum
6 3 (2.48%) Vertica
6 3 (2.48%) Teradata
6 3 (2.48%) Sybase
7 2 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) Cognos
7 2 (1.65%) Siebel
7 2 (1.65%) Remedy
7 2 (1.65%) Charles River
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.65%) Capita
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago