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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 123 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 58 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.89% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.97% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 71
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
2761 2946 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.40% 95.87% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2201 2304 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 32 (49.23%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (35.38%) Test Scripting
3 21 (32.31%) SQL
4 20 (30.77%) Banking
5 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.62%) Regression Testing
7 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Functional Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Oracle
9 10 (15.38%) JIRA
9 10 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (13.85%) QA
10 9 (13.85%) Selenium
10 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Derivative
11 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
12 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
12 7 (10.77%) ISEB
12 7 (10.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (9.23%) HP UFT
13 6 (9.23%) CRM
13 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
13 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center

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 2 (3.08%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) Moodle
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.62%) Summit
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 9 (13.85%) Selenium
3 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.23%) HP UFT
4 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.62%) JMeter
8 2 (3.08%) Ant
8 2 (3.08%) Appium
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
8 2 (3.08%) The Grinder
8 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.08%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.54%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.54%) TestLink
9 1 (1.54%) TestNG
General
1 32 (49.23%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Back Office
3 3 (4.62%) Front Office
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
1 4 (6.15%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) RESTful
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) Behat
4 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Derivative
2 7 (10.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.62%) OTC Derivatives
3 3 (4.62%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) Equities
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Unix
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Test Scripting
1 23 (35.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Regression Testing
4 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
5 11 (16.92%) Functional Testing
5 11 (16.92%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
8 8 (12.31%) Automation Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.23%) CRM
10 6 (9.23%) Defect Management
10 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.69%) SDLC
11 5 (7.69%) Test Management
12 4 (6.15%) Data Validation
12 4 (6.15%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (4.62%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) Jython
4 2 (3.08%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Basel III
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) Siebel
5 2 (3.08%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.08%) Murex
6 1 (1.54%) Charles River
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.54%) Yardi
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