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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 101 122 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 88 80 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 1.34% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.43% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 107
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-8.55% -20.95%
Test Analyst
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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
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 28 January 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 70 (40.94%) SQL
2 66 (38.60%) Finance
3 48 (28.07%) Banking
4 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 34 (19.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (19.88%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (18.71%) JIRA
8 31 (18.13%) Selenium
9 26 (15.20%) Test Automation
10 24 (14.04%) ISEB
11 22 (12.87%) QA
12 21 (12.28%) HP
13 20 (11.70%) Investment Banking
14 19 (11.11%) ISTQB
14 19 (11.11%) Regression Testing
15 17 (9.94%) Migration
15 17 (9.94%) Java
15 17 (9.94%) .NET
16 16 (9.36%) XML
16 16 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (9.36%) Performance Testing
16 16 (9.36%) Cucumber
17 15 (8.77%) WebDriver
17 15 (8.77%) Software Testing
17 15 (8.77%) C#
17 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
18 14 (8.19%) Automated Testing
18 14 (8.19%) Android
19 13 (7.60%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.09%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.17%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.58%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) GitHub
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) Network Security
1 2 (1.17%) LAN
1 2 (1.17%) WAN
1 2 (1.17%) SAN
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Broadband
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) DNS
2 1 (0.58%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.75%) Big Data
4 2 (1.17%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.58%) OLAP
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) Essbase
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (18.71%) JIRA
2 31 (18.13%) Selenium
3 16 (9.36%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 12 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (4.09%) JMeter
6 7 (4.09%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.51%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.92%) Appium
8 5 (2.92%) Calabash
9 4 (2.34%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.34%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.75%) Xcode
10 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.17%) Geb
11 2 (1.17%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.17%) Hudson
11 2 (1.17%) NUnit
General
1 66 (38.60%) Finance
2 48 (28.07%) Banking
3 20 (11.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.68%) Retail
5 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.75%) Back Office
6 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.17%) Law
7 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) .NET
2 16 (9.36%) XML
3 10 (5.85%) SOAP
4 9 (5.26%) Web Services
4 9 (5.26%) HTML
5 6 (3.51%) FIXML
5 6 (3.51%) FpML
6 5 (2.92%) REST
7 3 (1.75%) Middleware
7 3 (1.75%) CSS
7 3 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.17%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.17%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.17%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.17%) Ajax
8 2 (1.17%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.17%) DHTML
9 1 (0.58%) XSL
9 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.43%) Fixed Income
2 11 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (5.26%) Derivative
4 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.51%) User Experience
5 6 (3.51%) Open Source
6 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.92%) iPhone
6 5 (2.92%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.92%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.34%) iPad
8 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.75%) Equities
9 2 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.17%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.17%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Android
2 13 (7.60%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.26%) UNIX
3 9 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.17%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 34 (19.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (15.20%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 17 (9.94%) Migration
7 16 (9.36%) Performance Testing
8 15 (8.77%) Software Testing
9 14 (8.19%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.60%) System Testing
11 12 (7.02%) BDD
11 12 (7.02%) Scrum
11 12 (7.02%) Manual Testing
11 12 (7.02%) Integration Testing
11 12 (7.02%) Data Migration
12 11 (6.43%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.43%) Automation Testing
13 10 (5.85%) Functional Testing
13 10 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.94%) SQL
2 17 (9.94%) Java
3 15 (8.77%) C#
4 11 (6.43%) Ruby
5 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.51%) C
6 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.17%) Scala
7 2 (1.17%) VBScript
7 2 (1.17%) VB
7 2 (1.17%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (14.04%) ISEB
2 19 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.68%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.34%) Degree
7 1 (0.58%) CIMA
7 1 (0.58%) ACCA
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) QA
2 6 (3.51%) GAAP
3 5 (2.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.75%) EMIR
4 3 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.75%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.17%) Basel III
5 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.58%) Basel II
6 1 (0.58%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (19.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.28%) HP
2 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.09%) Cognos
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle
4 6 (3.51%) Murex
5 4 (2.34%) IBM
5 4 (2.34%) Sun
5 4 (2.34%) SAP
6 3 (1.75%) VMware
6 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.75%) Sybase
6 3 (1.75%) thinkFolio
7 2 (1.17%) Vermilion
7 2 (1.17%) Demandware
7 2 (1.17%) Intershop
7 2 (1.17%) Apple
7 2 (1.17%) NetApp
7 2 (1.17%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.58%) Open Text
8 1 (0.58%) Cerner
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