The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 113 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 92 123 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.73% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.87% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 102 158
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £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 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 57 (30.98%) Finance
2 49 (26.63%) QA
3 48 (26.09%) Selenium
4 47 (25.54%) SQL
5 43 (23.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 39 (21.20%) Banking
8 31 (16.85%) Test Automation
8 31 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (15.22%) C#
10 23 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 22 (11.96%) Investment Banking
12 21 (11.41%) Derivative
12 21 (11.41%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (10.33%) Integration Testing
14 19 (10.33%) ISEB
14 19 (10.33%) Java
14 19 (10.33%) .NET
14 19 (10.33%) WebDriver
14 19 (10.33%) Cucumber
15 16 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (8.70%) Visual Studio
15 16 (8.70%) ISTQB
15 16 (8.70%) Manual Testing
16 15 (8.15%) Software Testing
16 15 (8.15%) ETL
16 15 (8.15%) Scrum
16 15 (8.15%) Test Strategy
17 14 (7.61%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.72%) Node.js
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) Drupal
3 2 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.54%) Mingle
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Markit EDM
2 6 (3.26%) LatentZero
2 6 (3.26%) Sentinel
3 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.63%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (1.63%) BASE24
4 3 (1.63%) Tesseract
4 3 (1.63%) Minerva
5 2 (1.09%) Salerio
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.09%) ION MarketView
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.54%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.54%) Capstone
6 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.54%) Endur
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) VPN
3 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.72%) Star Schema
3 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.17%) Big Data
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.63%) MySQL
5 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.63%) DB2
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.09%) QlikView
7 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 48 (26.09%) Selenium
2 20 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (10.33%) WebDriver
3 19 (10.33%) Cucumber
4 16 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (7.61%) JIRA
6 13 (7.07%) FitNesse
7 8 (4.35%) JMeter
8 5 (2.72%) NUnit
8 5 (2.72%) Sahi
8 5 (2.72%) WATIR
9 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.17%) Toad
9 4 (2.17%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.63%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.63%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.09%) MSTest
11 2 (1.09%) LoadUI
General
1 57 (30.98%) Finance
2 39 (21.20%) Banking
3 22 (11.96%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.35%) Retail
5 6 (3.26%) Back Office
6 5 (2.72%) Front Office
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.33%) .NET
2 12 (6.52%) Web Services
3 10 (5.43%) XML
4 6 (3.26%) JSON
5 5 (2.72%) Mustache
5 5 (2.72%) Sass
6 4 (2.17%) SOAP
6 4 (2.17%) REST
7 3 (1.63%) J2EE
7 3 (1.63%) HTML
8 2 (1.09%) CSS
8 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.09%) HTML5
9 1 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.54%) SAML
9 1 (0.54%) Middleware
9 1 (0.54%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) Derivative
2 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.35%) Open Source
5 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.80%) Equities
5 7 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.26%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.72%) Data Conversion
7 5 (2.72%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.17%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.63%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.09%) Handset
11 1 (0.54%) Tandem
11 1 (0.54%) NHS
11 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.72%) Android
1 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.17%) Windows
2 4 (2.17%) VMS
3 3 (1.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 40 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 31 (16.85%) Test Automation
3 31 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.33%) Integration Testing
5 16 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 15 (8.15%) Software Testing
6 15 (8.15%) Scrum
6 15 (8.15%) ETL
6 15 (8.15%) Test Strategy
7 14 (7.61%) BDD
7 14 (7.61%) Automation Testing
7 14 (7.61%) TDD
8 13 (7.07%) Automated Testing
9 12 (6.52%) Performance Testing
10 11 (5.98%) System Testing
11 10 (5.43%) Migration
12 9 (4.89%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.54%) SQL
2 28 (15.22%) C#
3 19 (10.33%) Java
4 10 (5.43%) Ruby
5 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) ISEB
2 16 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.80%) Degree
6 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (26.63%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.72%) EMIR
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 21 (11.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.54%) OpenView
3 1 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 23 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.07%) Oracle
3 12 (6.52%) HP
4 9 (4.89%) Charles River
5 5 (2.72%) Informatica
6 4 (2.17%) thinkFolio
7 3 (1.63%) Teradata
8 2 (1.09%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.09%) Telerik
8 2 (1.09%) Apple
8 2 (1.09%) SAP
8 2 (1.09%) Adobe
8 2 (1.09%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.54%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.54%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.54%) Trayport
9 1 (0.54%) TSYS
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