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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 113 122 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 74 96 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.49% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.61% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 72 128
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £304 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.54% +450.00%
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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
5071 5965 5771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.13% 92.55% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4308 4254
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £280
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 76 85 121
Average hourly rate £17.92 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 78 (49.37%) Finance
2 77 (48.73%) SQL
3 52 (32.91%) Banking
4 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (25.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (24.68%) Test Scripting
7 28 (17.72%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (17.09%) QA
9 26 (16.46%) Investment Banking
10 25 (15.82%) ISTQB
11 24 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (15.19%) ISEB
12 23 (14.56%) JIRA
12 23 (14.56%) Selenium
13 22 (13.92%) Test Automation
14 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
14 19 (12.03%) .NET
15 18 (11.39%) Migration
15 18 (11.39%) Regression Testing
15 18 (11.39%) Automated Testing
16 16 (10.13%) Data Migration
17 15 (9.49%) Integration Testing
17 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (8.86%) Manual Testing
18 14 (8.86%) HP
18 14 (8.86%) QuickTest Pro
19 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
19 13 (8.23%) Java
19 13 (8.23%) Cucumber
20 12 (7.59%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.63%) FileNet
2 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.53%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.27%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.27%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.63%) Aligne
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.63%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Internet
1 1 (0.63%) LAN
1 1 (0.63%) WAN
1 1 (0.63%) FTP
1 1 (0.63%) HTTP
1 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.53%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) Essbase
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (14.56%) JIRA
1 23 (14.56%) Selenium
2 14 (8.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (8.23%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.70%) SpecFlow
5 8 (5.06%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.80%) Calabash
7 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.16%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.90%) Xcode
9 3 (1.90%) JMeter
10 2 (1.27%) JUnit
10 2 (1.27%) Maven
10 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.27%) Appium
10 2 (1.27%) Geb
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 78 (49.37%) Finance
2 52 (32.91%) Banking
3 26 (16.46%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.33%) Retail
5 8 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.03%) .NET
2 10 (6.33%) XML
3 8 (5.06%) SOAP
4 7 (4.43%) MSMQ
4 7 (4.43%) Web Services
5 5 (3.16%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.90%) REST
6 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.90%) HTML
7 2 (1.27%) Middleware
7 2 (1.27%) FIXML
7 2 (1.27%) FpML
7 2 (1.27%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.27%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.63%) RESTful
8 1 (0.63%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.63%) XSD
8 1 (0.63%) XSLT
8 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Derivative
3 8 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.43%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.16%) Equities
6 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.53%) NHS
6 4 (2.53%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.90%) User Experience
7 3 (1.90%) Open Source
7 3 (1.90%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.06%) Android
2 7 (4.43%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.80%) UNIX
4 5 (3.16%) Windows
5 2 (1.27%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (24.68%) Test Scripting
4 22 (13.92%) Test Automation
5 18 (11.39%) Migration
5 18 (11.39%) Regression Testing
5 18 (11.39%) Automated Testing
6 16 (10.13%) Data Migration
7 15 (9.49%) Integration Testing
8 14 (8.86%) Manual Testing
9 12 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.59%) Software Testing
9 12 (7.59%) Test Strategy
10 11 (6.96%) Automation Testing
11 10 (6.33%) BDD
12 9 (5.70%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.70%) Scrum
12 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.70%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 77 (48.73%) SQL
2 13 (8.23%) Java
3 11 (6.96%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.70%) C#
5 6 (3.80%) Ruby
6 4 (2.53%) VBA
6 4 (2.53%) C
7 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) Scala
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) Korn
8 1 (0.63%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) ISTQB
2 24 (15.19%) ISEB
3 8 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.43%) Degree
5 6 (3.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.09%) QA
2 10 (6.33%) GAAP
3 8 (5.06%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.53%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.27%) Basel III
6 1 (0.63%) FATCA
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (17.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (8.86%) HP
2 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.06%) Sybase
3 8 (5.06%) Cognos
4 6 (3.80%) Oracle
4 6 (3.80%) Sun
4 6 (3.80%) IBM
5 4 (2.53%) SAP
5 4 (2.53%) CODA
6 3 (1.90%) Murex
7 2 (1.27%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) Remedy
8 1 (0.63%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.63%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.63%) Vertica
8 1 (0.63%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.63%) Netezza
8 1 (0.63%) Sophis
8 1 (0.63%) Charles River
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago