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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 120 122 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 89 107 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.47% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.59% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 124
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 £261 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £31.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-28.60% +46.76%
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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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 50 (27.93%) SQL
2 49 (27.37%) Finance
3 48 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (25.14%) QA
5 42 (23.46%) Selenium
5 42 (23.46%) Test Scripting
6 37 (20.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (20.67%) Banking
7 29 (16.20%) C#
7 29 (16.20%) Test Automation
8 28 (15.64%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (13.97%) JIRA
10 23 (12.85%) Java
10 23 (12.85%) Cucumber
11 20 (11.17%) .NET
11 20 (11.17%) HP
11 20 (11.17%) Software Testing
12 19 (10.61%) Microsoft
12 19 (10.61%) XML
12 19 (10.61%) BDD
12 19 (10.61%) WebDriver
13 18 (10.06%) ISEB
13 18 (10.06%) Scrum
14 17 (9.50%) Migration
14 17 (9.50%) Automation Testing
15 16 (8.94%) Investment Banking
16 15 (8.38%) Automated Testing
16 15 (8.38%) Ruby
16 15 (8.38%) Derivative
16 15 (8.38%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.23%) Node.js
2 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.56%) CMS
2 1 (0.56%) Drupal
2 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.12%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.12%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.12%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.56%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.56%) Minerva
3 1 (0.56%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.56%) Endur
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.56%) BASE24
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
1 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.56%) Broadband
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
2 1 (0.56%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.79%) Big Data
4 3 (1.68%) MySQL
4 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.68%) DB2
4 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.68%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 42 (23.46%) Selenium
2 25 (13.97%) JIRA
3 23 (12.85%) Cucumber
4 19 (10.61%) WebDriver
5 15 (8.38%) FitNesse
5 15 (8.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
6 13 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (6.15%) JMeter
8 7 (3.91%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.35%) NUnit
10 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.23%) Sahi
11 4 (2.23%) Appium
11 4 (2.23%) WATIR
12 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.12%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.12%) TestDirector
General
1 49 (27.37%) Finance
2 37 (20.67%) Banking
3 16 (8.94%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.15%) Retail
5 5 (2.79%) Back Office
5 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.68%) Front Office
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.17%) .NET
2 19 (10.61%) XML
3 12 (6.70%) Web Services
4 8 (4.47%) SOAP
4 8 (4.47%) HTML
5 6 (3.35%) JSON
6 4 (2.23%) Middleware
6 4 (2.23%) FIXML
6 4 (2.23%) FpML
6 4 (2.23%) REST
6 4 (2.23%) Mustache
6 4 (2.23%) Sass
7 3 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.68%) CSS
8 2 (1.12%) DHTML
8 2 (1.12%) Ajax
9 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.56%) XSL
9 1 (0.56%) Flash
9 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Derivative
1 15 (8.38%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.26%) Fixed Income
3 11 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.03%) Open Source
5 8 (4.47%) User Experience
6 5 (2.79%) Data Conversion
6 5 (2.79%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.79%) iPhone
6 5 (2.79%) Equities
7 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.68%) iPad
8 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.68%) GIS
8 3 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.59%) Android
3 8 (4.47%) Windows
4 6 (3.35%) UNIX
5 3 (1.68%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.68%) Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.46%) Test Scripting
3 37 (20.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (16.20%) Test Automation
5 20 (11.17%) Software Testing
6 19 (10.61%) BDD
7 18 (10.06%) Scrum
8 17 (9.50%) Migration
8 17 (9.50%) Automation Testing
9 15 (8.38%) Automated Testing
10 14 (7.82%) TDD
10 14 (7.82%) System Testing
10 14 (7.82%) Integration Testing
10 14 (7.82%) Performance Testing
11 13 (7.26%) Manual Testing
11 13 (7.26%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.26%) Test Strategy
12 12 (6.70%) ETL
13 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.93%) SQL
2 29 (16.20%) C#
3 23 (12.85%) Java
4 15 (8.38%) Ruby
5 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) ISEB
2 12 (6.70%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.79%) Degree
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (25.14%) QA
2 8 (4.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (3.91%) EMIR
4 2 (1.12%) GAAP
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) Basel II
5 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (15.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (11.17%) HP
2 19 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.82%) Oracle
4 5 (2.79%) Informatica
5 4 (2.23%) Murex
6 3 (1.68%) Cognos
6 3 (1.68%) Teradata
7 2 (1.12%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.12%) Intershop
7 2 (1.12%) thinkFolio
7 2 (1.12%) Demandware
7 2 (1.12%) Vermilion
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
7 2 (1.12%) Adobe
7 2 (1.12%) Apple
7 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.12%) Charles River
8 1 (0.56%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.56%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Interwoven
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago