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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 130 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.61% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 68
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.94%
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
3261 4465 5494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.96% 95.22% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 3520 4023
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 39 (46.99%) Finance
2 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (31.33%) Banking
5 24 (28.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (24.10%) Manual Testing
7 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
7 18 (21.69%) JIRA
8 15 (18.07%) Migration
9 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
10 12 (14.46%) Oracle
11 11 (13.25%) QA
12 10 (12.05%) Selenium
12 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (12.05%) Solvency II
12 10 (12.05%) Test Planning
12 10 (12.05%) Derivative
12 10 (12.05%) JMeter
13 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (10.84%) ISEB
13 9 (10.84%) Integration Testing
14 8 (9.64%) Functional Testing
14 8 (9.64%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (9.64%) Data Migration
14 8 (9.64%) Defect Management
14 8 (9.64%) VB
14 8 (9.64%) Java
14 8 (9.64%) Retail
15 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
15 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing

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 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) Documentum
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
1 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) JIRA
2 10 (12.05%) JMeter
2 10 (12.05%) Selenium
3 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.43%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.61%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.61%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.61%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.41%) Ant
7 2 (2.41%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.20%) Appium
8 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.20%) JUnit
8 1 (1.20%) Protractor
8 1 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 39 (46.99%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Retail
4 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) SOAP
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) RESTful
3 2 (2.41%) CSS
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) ADO
4 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.20%) Behat
4 1 (1.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Derivative
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.23%) Equities
3 6 (7.23%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.02%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.61%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.20%) Fintech
7 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.20%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.20%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (24.10%) Manual Testing
4 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.07%) Migration
6 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
7 10 (12.05%) Test Planning
8 9 (10.84%) Integration Testing
9 8 (9.64%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.64%) Defect Management
9 8 (9.64%) Functional Testing
9 8 (9.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.43%) CRM
10 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.02%) ETL
12 5 (6.02%) Scrum
12 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) Java
2 8 (9.64%) VB
3 4 (4.82%) Python
4 3 (3.61%) Jython
4 3 (3.61%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ISEB
2 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
2 10 (12.05%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.20%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) HP
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 3 (3.61%) Siebel
6 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.41%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.20%) Charles River
7 1 (1.20%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) Murex
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Teradata
7 1 (1.20%) Yardi