The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 116 158 117
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 44 56 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 0.96% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.01% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 73
Median daily rate £425 £401 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £480 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £28.83
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -4.59%
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
3189 5528 5596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.88% 94.66% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4270 4164
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (49.56%) Finance
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.05%) SQL
3 38 (33.63%) Banking
4 32 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (27.43%) Test Scripting
6 22 (19.47%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (18.58%) QA
8 19 (16.81%) Manual Testing
9 16 (14.16%) .NET
9 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
10 15 (13.27%) SpecFlow
11 14 (12.39%) Selenium
11 14 (12.39%) C#
11 14 (12.39%) Migration
11 14 (12.39%) Scrum
12 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
12 13 (11.50%) ISEB
12 13 (11.50%) Test Automation
13 12 (10.62%) Oracle
13 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
14 11 (9.73%) Investment Banking
14 11 (9.73%) JIRA
14 11 (9.73%) Gherkin
14 11 (9.73%) BDD
15 10 (8.85%) Cucumber
15 10 (8.85%) Derivative
15 10 (8.85%) ISTQB
15 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.65%) Apache
1 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.88%) Documentum
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.88%) Endur
2 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
1 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
1 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.54%) MS Access
5 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) SpecFlow
2 14 (12.39%) Selenium
3 11 (9.73%) JIRA
4 10 (8.85%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.31%) JMeter
5 6 (5.31%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.31%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.54%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.54%) Protractor
7 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.77%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.77%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.77%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (49.56%) Finance
2 38 (33.63%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.54%) Advertising
5 4 (3.54%) Front Office
6 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Billing
7 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 2 (1.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) .NET
2 11 (9.73%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.31%) XML
4 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.54%) HTML
5 4 (3.54%) Spring Boot
5 4 (3.54%) Web Services
6 3 (2.65%) CSS
7 2 (1.77%) RESTful
7 2 (1.77%) SOAP
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) ADO
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.88%) Middleware
8 1 (0.88%) Node.js
8 1 (0.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Derivative
1 10 (8.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) Equities
3 7 (6.19%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.77%) IVR
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.77%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Unix
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (27.43%) Test Scripting
4 19 (16.81%) Manual Testing
5 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
6 14 (12.39%) Migration
6 14 (12.39%) Scrum
7 13 (11.50%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
9 11 (9.73%) BDD
10 10 (8.85%) ETL
11 9 (7.96%) Functional Testing
11 9 (7.96%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (7.08%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.19%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
13 7 (6.19%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.19%) Validation
14 6 (5.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) C#
3 10 (8.85%) Java
3 10 (8.85%) VB
4 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.42%) VBA
5 3 (2.65%) VBScript
6 2 (1.77%) Python
6 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) Jython
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) ISEB
2 10 (8.85%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) QA
2 7 (6.19%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Oracle
3 9 (7.96%) HP
4 4 (3.54%) IBM
4 4 (3.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.65%) Siebel
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos
6 2 (1.77%) Sun
6 2 (1.77%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.88%) Charles River
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.88%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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