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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 138 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 68 90 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.53% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.66% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 101
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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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
5491 5436 6581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.15% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3966 4836
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £285
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 87 92 169
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 61 (45.19%) SQL
2 59 (43.70%) Finance
3 46 (34.07%) Banking
4 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (31.85%) Test Scripting
6 42 (31.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (25.19%) QA
8 25 (18.52%) ISTQB
9 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
10 23 (17.04%) ISEB
11 22 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
11 22 (16.30%) Investment Banking
12 21 (15.56%) Automated Testing
13 20 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (14.07%) Integration Testing
14 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (11.85%) Selenium
15 16 (11.85%) Java
16 15 (11.11%) Migration
16 15 (11.11%) .NET
16 15 (11.11%) HP
16 15 (11.11%) HP UFT
17 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
17 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
17 14 (10.37%) JIRA
17 14 (10.37%) Test Strategy
18 12 (8.89%) Data Migration
18 12 (8.89%) Software Testing
19 11 (8.15%) System Testing
19 11 (8.15%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.22%) LiveLink
1 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) JBoss
2 1 (0.74%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.22%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.48%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.74%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.74%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) Big Data
4 3 (2.22%) MySQL
4 3 (2.22%) Star Schema
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.48%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Selenium
2 15 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 14 (10.37%) JIRA
4 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.44%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.96%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (2.96%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.22%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.48%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.48%) JMeter
8 2 (1.48%) Calabash
9 1 (0.74%) Spock
9 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.74%) Maven
9 1 (0.74%) Ant
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 59 (43.70%) Finance
2 46 (34.07%) Banking
3 22 (16.30%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.19%) Retail
5 6 (4.44%) Back Office
6 5 (3.70%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Front Office
7 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.22%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.48%) Legal
9 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) XML
3 6 (4.44%) MSMQ
4 4 (2.96%) SOAP
5 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.48%) Web Services
6 2 (1.48%) Middleware
6 2 (1.48%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.74%) CSS
7 1 (0.74%) XSD
7 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.44%) Derivative
4 5 (3.70%) Equities
4 5 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.22%) NHS
7 2 (1.48%) EFT
7 2 (1.48%) AS400
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) UNIX
2 4 (2.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Android
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.85%) Test Scripting
3 42 (31.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
5 21 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 19 (14.07%) Integration Testing
7 15 (11.11%) Migration
8 14 (10.37%) Test Strategy
9 12 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 12 (8.89%) Software Testing
10 11 (8.15%) Regression Testing
10 11 (8.15%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.15%) System Testing
10 11 (8.15%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (7.41%) Manual Testing
12 9 (6.67%) Automation Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Test Management
13 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.93%) Scrum
14 7 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.19%) SQL
2 16 (11.85%) Java
3 9 (6.67%) C#
4 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.70%) VBA
6 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Korn
9 1 (0.74%) Groovy
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) ISTQB
2 23 (17.04%) ISEB
3 9 (6.67%) Degree
4 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.19%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) GAAP
2 5 (3.70%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) HP
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.15%) Oracle
4 8 (5.93%) Sybase
5 4 (2.96%) Cognos
5 4 (2.96%) OpenText
6 3 (2.22%) Teradata
6 3 (2.22%) Netezza
6 3 (2.22%) Greenplum
6 3 (2.22%) Vertica
6 3 (2.22%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.22%) Murex
6 3 (2.22%) CODA
7 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.48%) Sun
7 2 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) Capita
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) Charles River
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