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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 125 150 114
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 63 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.06% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.12% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 73
Median daily rate £414 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
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
3267 5624 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 4362 3934
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 94
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.34 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 51 (45.54%) Finance
2 47 (41.96%) SQL
3 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (33.93%) Banking
5 31 (27.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
7 19 (16.96%) QA
7 19 (16.96%) Manual Testing
8 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
9 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (12.50%) JIRA
10 14 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 14 (12.50%) Migration
10 14 (12.50%) .NET
11 13 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (10.71%) ISEB
12 12 (10.71%) Scrum
12 12 (10.71%) Selenium
13 11 (9.82%) SpecFlow
13 11 (9.82%) Investment Banking
13 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
13 11 (9.82%) C#
13 11 (9.82%) Java
14 10 (8.93%) Oracle
14 10 (8.93%) ETL
14 10 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (8.93%) Derivative
14 10 (8.93%) Functional Testing
14 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
14 10 (8.93%) Solvency II

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 (2.68%) Apache
1 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.89%) Documentum
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.89%) Endur
2 1 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) GitHub
1 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) HTTP
1 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.57%) MS Access
4 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.50%) JIRA
2 12 (10.71%) Selenium
3 11 (9.82%) SpecFlow
4 9 (8.04%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.25%) JMeter
7 6 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.46%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.57%) Protractor
10 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.79%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.89%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.89%) Toad
11 1 (0.89%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (45.54%) Finance
2 38 (33.93%) Banking
3 11 (9.82%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Advertising
5 3 (2.68%) Front Office
5 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.57%) HTML
3 4 (3.57%) Spring Boot
3 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 4 (3.57%) XML
4 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.68%) CSS
4 3 (2.68%) SOAP
5 2 (1.79%) RESTful
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) ADO
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.89%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Derivative
1 10 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.04%) Equities
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.46%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.89%) IVR
8 1 (0.89%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.89%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.89%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.89%) Social Media
8 1 (0.89%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) Unix
2 1 (0.89%) Android
2 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
4 19 (16.96%) Manual Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
6 14 (12.50%) Migration
6 14 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 12 (10.71%) Scrum
8 10 (8.93%) ETL
8 10 (8.93%) Functional Testing
8 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.04%) BDD
9 9 (8.04%) Test Planning
10 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.25%) System Testing
10 7 (6.25%) Validation
10 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.36%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) C#
2 11 (9.82%) Java
3 9 (8.04%) VB
4 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.46%) VBA
6 2 (1.79%) Python
6 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) Jython
7 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) ISEB
2 9 (8.04%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) QA
2 10 (8.93%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) IBM
4 4 (3.57%) SAP
5 2 (1.79%) Cognos
5 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.79%) Siebel
5 2 (1.79%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.89%) Charles River
6 1 (0.89%) Informatica
6 1 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.89%) Murex
6 1 (0.89%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.89%) Sun
6 1 (0.89%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) Teradata
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