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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 114 115 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 90 119 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.65% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.79% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 153
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £29.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +34.88%
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
5425 6640 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.34% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3981 4839 5227
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 183
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 £32.82 £27.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.42%) SQL
3 48 (26.23%) Finance
3 48 (26.23%) Selenium
4 45 (24.59%) QA
5 42 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (20.77%) Test Scripting
7 32 (17.49%) Banking
8 31 (16.94%) Test Automation
9 29 (15.85%) C#
10 27 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
11 25 (13.66%) ISEB
12 24 (13.11%) Software Testing
12 24 (13.11%) JIRA
13 21 (11.48%) Microsoft
13 21 (11.48%) WebDriver
13 21 (11.48%) Cucumber
14 20 (10.93%) Java
14 20 (10.93%) .NET
15 18 (9.84%) Scrum
15 18 (9.84%) BDD
16 17 (9.29%) Migration
16 17 (9.29%) Visual Studio
16 17 (9.29%) XML
16 17 (9.29%) Derivative
16 17 (9.29%) Investment Banking
17 16 (8.74%) TDD
17 16 (8.74%) ISTQB
17 16 (8.74%) Oracle
17 16 (8.74%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (2.73%) Node.js
2 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.55%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.19%) LatentZero
2 4 (2.19%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.64%) Tesseract
3 3 (1.64%) Minerva
4 2 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.09%) Salerio
4 2 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.09%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.55%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.55%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.55%) Capstone
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.55%) Endur
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.55%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) PaaS
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
1 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) Network Security
2 2 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.73%) Big Data
3 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.19%) Star Schema
5 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.64%) MySQL
5 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.64%) DB2
5 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 48 (26.23%) Selenium
2 24 (13.11%) JIRA
3 21 (11.48%) WebDriver
3 21 (11.48%) Cucumber
4 17 (9.29%) Visual Studio
5 16 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (7.10%) FitNesse
7 11 (6.01%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (4.92%) JMeter
9 7 (3.83%) NUnit
10 6 (3.28%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.28%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.73%) WATIR
11 5 (2.73%) Sahi
12 4 (2.19%) TestDirector
13 3 (1.64%) Toad
13 3 (1.64%) MSTest
13 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
14 2 (1.09%) Hudson
14 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (26.23%) Finance
2 32 (17.49%) Banking
3 17 (9.29%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.01%) Retail
5 6 (3.28%) Back Office
6 4 (2.19%) Front Office
7 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.93%) .NET
2 17 (9.29%) XML
3 14 (7.65%) Web Services
4 7 (3.83%) JSON
5 6 (3.28%) HTML
6 5 (2.73%) SOAP
6 5 (2.73%) REST
6 5 (2.73%) Mustache
6 5 (2.73%) Sass
7 4 (2.19%) CSS
8 3 (1.64%) Middleware
8 3 (1.64%) FIXML
8 3 (1.64%) FpML
9 2 (1.09%) Ajax
9 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.09%) DHTML
10 1 (0.55%) J2EE
10 1 (0.55%) XSL
10 1 (0.55%) Flash
10 1 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Derivative
2 14 (7.65%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (6.01%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.46%) Open Source
6 8 (4.37%) Equities
6 8 (4.37%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.73%) Data Conversion
7 5 (2.73%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.73%) iPhone
7 5 (2.73%) User Experience
8 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.64%) iPad
9 3 (1.64%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.64%) GIS
10 2 (1.09%) Handset
10 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.37%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.28%) Android
4 4 (2.19%) UNIX
4 4 (2.19%) VMS
5 3 (1.64%) Linux
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (20.77%) Test Scripting
4 31 (16.94%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.11%) Software Testing
6 18 (9.84%) Scrum
6 18 (9.84%) BDD
7 17 (9.29%) Migration
8 16 (8.74%) TDD
9 15 (8.20%) Integration Testing
9 15 (8.20%) Automation Testing
10 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.65%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.10%) Performance Testing
11 13 (7.10%) Manual Testing
11 13 (7.10%) System Testing
12 12 (6.56%) Data Migration
12 12 (6.56%) ETL
12 12 (6.56%) Automated Testing
12 12 (6.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.42%) SQL
2 29 (15.85%) C#
3 20 (10.93%) Java
4 9 (4.92%) Ruby
5 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.09%) C
7 2 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (13.66%) ISEB
2 16 (8.74%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.73%) Degree
7 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ACCA
8 1 (0.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (24.59%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (4.37%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.74%) Oracle
2 16 (8.74%) HP
3 5 (2.73%) Informatica
4 4 (2.19%) Charles River
4 4 (2.19%) Murex
5 3 (1.64%) Teradata
5 3 (1.64%) thinkFolio
6 2 (1.09%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.09%) Intershop
6 2 (1.09%) Fiserv
6 2 (1.09%) Demandware
6 2 (1.09%) SAP
6 2 (1.09%) Cognos
6 2 (1.09%) Adobe
6 2 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.55%) Perforce
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
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