The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 118 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 92 146 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 2.29% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.47% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 122 131
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £287
% change year-on-year
- +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £48.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5949 5913 7379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.94% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4317 4345 5208
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Analyst
London

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014, 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 63 (36.00%) Finance
2 50 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 49 (28.00%) Banking
4 46 (26.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 42 (24.00%) SQL
6 35 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 34 (19.43%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (18.29%) Selenium
9 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (15.43%) QA
11 26 (14.86%) Investment Banking
12 22 (12.57%) ISEB
13 21 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
14 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
15 18 (10.29%) Java
15 18 (10.29%) System Testing
16 16 (9.14%) C#
16 16 (9.14%) HP
16 16 (9.14%) ISTQB
17 14 (8.00%) JIRA
18 13 (7.43%) Performance Testing
18 13 (7.43%) Derivative
19 12 (6.86%) Oracle
19 12 (6.86%) Test Strategy
19 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (6.86%) WebDriver
20 11 (6.29%) Scrum
20 11 (6.29%) .NET
20 11 (6.29%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) Drupal
2 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.14%) CMS
2 2 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) Node.js
3 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Mingle
5 1 (0.57%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Sentinel
2 8 (4.57%) Tesseract
2 8 (4.57%) Minerva
3 6 (3.43%) Markit EDM
4 4 (2.29%) LatentZero
5 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.14%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.14%) Salerio
6 2 (1.14%) BASE24
7 1 (0.57%) Capstone
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) Internet
2 3 (1.71%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.71%) DB2
6 2 (1.14%) QlikView
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.14%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (18.29%) Selenium
2 21 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (8.00%) JIRA
4 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.86%) WebDriver
5 10 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.00%) Toad
8 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.71%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.71%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.14%) Maven
10 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.14%) Ant
10 2 (1.14%) JMeter
10 2 (1.14%) Calabash
11 1 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.57%) QUnit
11 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
General
1 63 (36.00%) Finance
2 49 (28.00%) Banking
3 26 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.00%) Back Office
5 6 (3.43%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Advertising
6 4 (2.29%) Front Office
7 3 (1.71%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) .NET
2 10 (5.71%) XML
3 9 (5.14%) Web Services
4 7 (4.00%) HTML
5 5 (2.86%) REST
6 4 (2.29%) SOAP
7 3 (1.71%) Middleware
7 3 (1.71%) J2EE
7 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.71%) ISPF
8 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.57%) Mustache
9 1 (0.57%) Sass
9 1 (0.57%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) RESTful
9 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.57%) SAML
9 1 (0.57%) CSS
9 1 (0.57%) Flash
9 1 (0.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Derivative
2 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.57%) Equities
2 8 (4.57%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.43%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.29%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.29%) Open Source
5 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) iPhone
6 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.14%) AS400
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.00%) UNIX
2 6 (3.43%) Android
3 5 (2.86%) Windows
3 5 (2.86%) VMS
4 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 46 (26.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 18 (10.29%) System Testing
7 13 (7.43%) Performance Testing
8 12 (6.86%) Test Strategy
9 11 (6.29%) Scrum
9 11 (6.29%) Automated Testing
9 11 (6.29%) Test Management
9 11 (6.29%) Manual Testing
10 10 (5.71%) Software Testing
10 10 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.14%) Asset Management
12 8 (4.57%) ETL
12 8 (4.57%) Regression Testing
12 8 (4.57%) BDD
12 8 (4.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.00%) SQL
2 18 (10.29%) Java
3 16 (9.14%) C#
4 6 (3.43%) Ruby
4 6 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.29%) Python
5 4 (2.29%) VBA
5 4 (2.29%) VBScript
6 3 (1.71%) COBOL
7 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.14%) C++
7 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.57%) ISEB
2 16 (9.14%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.86%) Degree
6 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.43%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.57%) EMIR
3 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (19.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) HP
3 12 (6.86%) Oracle
4 8 (4.57%) Charles River
5 7 (4.00%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.71%) Apple
6 3 (1.71%) IBM
6 3 (1.71%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.71%) thinkFolio
7 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.14%) Telerik
7 2 (1.14%) Murex
7 2 (1.14%) Fiserv
7 2 (1.14%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.57%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) Perforce
8 1 (0.57%) Temenos
8 1 (0.57%) Calypso
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
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