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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 94 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 70 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.02% 1.25% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.31% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 69
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -67.72%
Test Analyst
London

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
3286 5200 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.78% 95.54% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3928 4270
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £34.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 55 (42.64%) Finance
2 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (37.21%) Banking
3 48 (37.21%) SQL
4 45 (34.88%) Test Scripting
5 44 (34.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (17.05%) .NET
8 21 (16.28%) QA
9 20 (15.50%) SpecFlow
9 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
9 20 (15.50%) Scrum
10 19 (14.73%) Test Automation
11 18 (13.95%) C#
12 17 (13.18%) ISEB
12 17 (13.18%) Cucumber
12 17 (13.18%) BDD
13 16 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (12.40%) Integration Testing
13 16 (12.40%) Manual Testing
13 16 (12.40%) Regression Testing
14 15 (11.63%) Gherkin
15 14 (10.85%) Selenium
15 14 (10.85%) Investment Banking
15 14 (10.85%) Retail
15 14 (10.85%) ISTQB
16 13 (10.08%) Derivative
16 13 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (9.30%) Oracle
17 12 (9.30%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (2.33%) Apache
1 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) Documentum
2 1 (0.78%) Node.js
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Endur
2 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.78%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.10%) MS Access
5 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (15.50%) SpecFlow
2 17 (13.18%) Cucumber
3 16 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (10.85%) Selenium
5 11 (8.53%) JIRA
6 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.65%) LoadRunner
8 5 (3.88%) HP UFT
8 5 (3.88%) JMeter
8 5 (3.88%) Protractor
8 5 (3.88%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.33%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.55%) Appium
11 2 (1.55%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.55%) MSTest
11 2 (1.55%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.78%) Calabash
12 1 (0.78%) JBehave
12 1 (0.78%) Ranorex
General
1 55 (42.64%) Finance
2 48 (37.21%) Banking
3 14 (10.85%) Investment Banking
3 14 (10.85%) Retail
4 6 (4.65%) Front Office
5 5 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) .NET
2 15 (11.63%) Gherkin
3 9 (6.98%) XML
4 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.65%) Web Services
5 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (3.10%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.55%) HTML
8 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.78%) ADO
8 1 (0.78%) Ajax
8 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.78%) CSS
8 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.78%) FIXML
8 1 (0.78%) Middleware
8 1 (0.78%) ODBC
8 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Derivative
2 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.53%) Equities
3 7 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.88%) IVR
5 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.88%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.33%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.78%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Android
2 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.88%) Test Scripting
3 44 (34.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (15.50%) Scrum
5 19 (14.73%) Test Automation
6 17 (13.18%) BDD
7 16 (12.40%) Integration Testing
7 16 (12.40%) Manual Testing
7 16 (12.40%) Regression Testing
8 12 (9.30%) TDD
8 12 (9.30%) Test Management
9 11 (8.53%) Migration
10 10 (7.75%) Automated Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Performance Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Functional Testing
11 9 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (6.98%) System Testing
12 8 (6.20%) Automation Testing
12 8 (6.20%) Data Migration
12 8 (6.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.21%) SQL
2 18 (13.95%) C#
3 11 (8.53%) VB
4 10 (7.75%) Java
5 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.88%) VBA
6 4 (3.10%) VBScript
7 3 (2.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) ISEB
2 14 (10.85%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.28%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.55%) SEPA
4 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 30 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) HP
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (3.10%) IBM
3 4 (3.10%) SAP
3 4 (3.10%) Siebel
4 2 (1.55%) Cognos
4 2 (1.55%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.55%) Sun
5 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.78%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.78%) Reuters
5 1 (0.78%) Sybase
5 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
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