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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 153 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 1.66% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.79% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 73 103
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£403 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £295 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
5050 5517 5895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.69% 92.47% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4135 4340
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 70 137
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 74 (48.68%) SQL
2 73 (48.03%) Finance
3 53 (34.87%) Banking
4 46 (30.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 29 (19.08%) HP Quality Center
7 29 (19.08%) Investment Banking
8 25 (16.45%) ISTQB
9 24 (15.79%) QA
9 24 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 22 (14.47%) ISEB
11 21 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (11.84%) Migration
12 18 (11.84%) Regression Testing
12 18 (11.84%) Selenium
12 18 (11.84%) JIRA
12 18 (11.84%) Automated Testing
13 17 (11.18%) Integration Testing
13 17 (11.18%) Data Migration
13 17 (11.18%) .NET
13 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
15 14 (9.21%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
16 13 (8.55%) Java
16 13 (8.55%) Cucumber
16 13 (8.55%) Software Testing
17 12 (7.89%) Test Strategy
17 12 (7.89%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 (1.97%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.66%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.66%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
1 8 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.63%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.32%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.32%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.66%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.66%) Aligne
4 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.66%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.66%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) LAN
1 1 (0.66%) WAN
1 1 (0.66%) FTP
1 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.63%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) OLAP
5 1 (0.66%) Essbase
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Selenium
1 18 (11.84%) JIRA
2 14 (9.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (8.55%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.95%) Calabash
6 5 (3.29%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.29%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.97%) Xcode
8 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.32%) Appium
9 2 (1.32%) Geb
9 2 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (1.32%) JUnit
9 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.32%) Maven
10 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
General
1 73 (48.03%) Finance
2 53 (34.87%) Banking
3 29 (19.08%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.92%) Retail
5 7 (4.61%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.29%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
8 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) .NET
2 8 (5.26%) XML
3 7 (4.61%) SOAP
3 7 (4.61%) MSMQ
4 5 (3.29%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.29%) Web Services
5 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.97%) HTML
6 2 (1.32%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.32%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) FIXML
6 2 (1.32%) FpML
6 2 (1.32%) iOS SDK
6 2 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (0.66%) RESTful
7 1 (0.66%) XSD
7 1 (0.66%) XSLT
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.66%) COM
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) Fixed Income
3 8 (5.26%) Derivative
4 7 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.29%) Credit Risk
6 5 (3.29%) Equities
7 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.63%) NHS
7 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.97%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) AS400
9 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) UNIX
2 5 (3.29%) Android
3 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.32%) Windows
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 44 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 24 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 18 (11.84%) Migration
5 18 (11.84%) Regression Testing
5 18 (11.84%) Automated Testing
6 17 (11.18%) Integration Testing
6 17 (11.18%) Data Migration
7 13 (8.55%) Software Testing
8 12 (7.89%) Test Strategy
8 12 (7.89%) Manual Testing
8 12 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (7.24%) Automation Testing
9 11 (7.24%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.92%) BDD
11 9 (5.92%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (48.68%) SQL
2 13 (8.55%) Java
3 10 (6.58%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.26%) C#
5 5 (3.29%) Ruby
5 5 (3.29%) VBA
6 3 (1.97%) C
6 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) Korn
8 1 (0.66%) Scala
8 1 (0.66%) Groovy
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) Python
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) C++
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) ISTQB
2 22 (14.47%) ISEB
3 7 (4.61%) Degree
3 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.79%) QA
2 9 (5.92%) GAAP
3 7 (4.61%) Solvency II
4 5 (3.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.32%) Basel III
6 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.66%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (19.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.89%) HP
3 8 (5.26%) Cognos
4 7 (4.61%) Sybase
5 6 (3.95%) IBM
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle
6 5 (3.29%) Sun
7 4 (2.63%) CODA
7 4 (2.63%) Murex
7 4 (2.63%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) Charles River
8 3 (1.97%) OpenText
9 2 (1.32%) Remedy
9 2 (1.32%) Apple
10 1 (0.66%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.66%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.66%) Sophis
10 1 (0.66%) Netezza
10 1 (0.66%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.66%) Vertica
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago