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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 102 156 111
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 52 44 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 0.81% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.85% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 73
Median daily rate £423 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
3152 5161 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.10% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2573 3937 4242
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 52 (44.83%) Finance
2 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (39.66%) SQL
4 44 (37.93%) Banking
5 36 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (30.17%) Test Scripting
7 24 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (18.10%) QA
9 19 (16.38%) .NET
10 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
10 18 (15.52%) Manual Testing
10 18 (15.52%) SpecFlow
11 17 (14.66%) Scrum
12 16 (13.79%) C#
13 15 (12.93%) Selenium
14 14 (12.07%) Integration Testing
14 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
14 14 (12.07%) Gherkin
14 14 (12.07%) ISEB
15 13 (11.21%) Migration
15 13 (11.21%) Investment Banking
15 13 (11.21%) Cucumber
15 13 (11.21%) BDD
16 12 (10.34%) Derivative
16 12 (10.34%) Regression Testing
16 12 (10.34%) Oracle
16 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
17 11 (9.48%) TDD

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 (2.59%) Apache
1 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Documentum
2 1 (0.86%) Node.js
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Endur
2 1 (0.86%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.45%) MS Access
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) SpecFlow
2 15 (12.93%) Selenium
3 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.21%) Cucumber
5 10 (8.62%) JIRA
6 6 (5.17%) LoadRunner
6 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.31%) JMeter
7 5 (4.31%) Protractor
7 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.45%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.72%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.72%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.86%) MSTest
10 1 (0.86%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 52 (44.83%) Finance
2 44 (37.93%) Banking
3 13 (11.21%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.62%) Retail
5 6 (5.17%) Front Office
6 4 (3.45%) Advertising
7 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Billing
8 2 (1.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Marketing
9 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) .NET
2 14 (12.07%) Gherkin
3 7 (6.03%) XML
4 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.31%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.31%) Web Services
6 4 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (3.45%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.72%) HTML
8 1 (0.86%) ADO
8 1 (0.86%) Ajax
8 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.86%) CSS
8 1 (0.86%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.86%) FIXML
8 1 (0.86%) Middleware
8 1 (0.86%) ODBC
8 1 (0.86%) RESTful
8 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Derivative
2 11 (9.48%) Equities
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.17%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.45%) IVR
7 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.45%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.72%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.86%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.86%) Social Media
10 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (30.17%) Test Scripting
4 18 (15.52%) Manual Testing
5 17 (14.66%) Scrum
6 14 (12.07%) Integration Testing
6 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.21%) BDD
7 13 (11.21%) Migration
8 12 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
9 11 (9.48%) TDD
10 9 (7.76%) ETL
10 9 (7.76%) Functional Testing
10 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.03%) Software Testing
12 7 (6.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.66%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) C#
3 10 (8.62%) Java
3 10 (8.62%) VB
4 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.31%) VBA
5 3 (2.59%) VBScript
6 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
7 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) ISEB
2 11 (9.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.62%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) HP
4 4 (3.45%) IBM
4 4 (3.45%) SAP
4 4 (3.45%) Siebel
5 2 (1.72%) Cognos
5 2 (1.72%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.72%) Sun
6 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.86%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.86%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
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