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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 95 96 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 58 99 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.93% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.03% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 75 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 51 (41.13%) Finance
2 50 (40.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 50 (40.32%) Test Scripting
3 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (33.06%) Banking
5 36 (29.03%) SQL
6 34 (27.42%) QA
7 27 (21.77%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (20.97%) ISEB
9 24 (19.35%) ISTQB
10 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (16.94%) SpecFlow
13 20 (16.13%) Cucumber
13 20 (16.13%) Selenium
13 20 (16.13%) .NET
13 20 (16.13%) Scrum
14 19 (15.32%) C#
14 19 (15.32%) Test Automation
15 18 (14.52%) BDD
16 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (12.90%) HP
17 16 (12.90%) TDD
17 16 (12.90%) Integration Testing
18 15 (12.10%) Regression Testing
18 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
19 14 (11.29%) System Testing
19 14 (11.29%) JIRA
19 14 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 13 (10.48%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.61%) CMS
1 2 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.61%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) TradeThru
3 1 (0.81%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (16.94%) SpecFlow
3 20 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 20 (16.13%) Selenium
4 14 (11.29%) JIRA
5 11 (8.87%) HP UFT
6 7 (5.65%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.03%) TestComplete
7 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.23%) Appium
8 4 (3.23%) Protractor
8 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.42%) Calabash
9 3 (2.42%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.61%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.61%) MSTest
11 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.81%) JBehave
11 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (41.13%) Finance
2 41 (33.06%) Banking
3 11 (8.87%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.23%) Front Office
6 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Back Office
6 3 (2.42%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Billing
7 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.13%) .NET
2 12 (9.68%) Gherkin
3 10 (8.06%) XML
4 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.03%) Web Services
5 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.42%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.61%) FIXML
7 2 (1.61%) FpML
7 2 (1.61%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.81%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.81%) Middleware
8 1 (0.81%) REST
8 1 (0.81%) RESTful
8 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Derivative
2 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (8.06%) SWIFT
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.65%) Equities
5 5 (4.03%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.03%) IVR
5 5 (4.03%) Smartcard
5 5 (4.03%) User Experience
6 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.61%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Android
1 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.23%) Unix
1 4 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.32%) Test Scripting
1 50 (40.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.13%) Scrum
4 19 (15.32%) Test Automation
5 18 (14.52%) BDD
6 16 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 16 (12.90%) TDD
7 15 (12.10%) Regression Testing
8 14 (11.29%) System Testing
9 13 (10.48%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (9.68%) Test Management
10 12 (9.68%) Test Strategy
11 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
11 11 (8.87%) Automation Testing
12 9 (7.26%) Data Protection
12 9 (7.26%) Defect Management
12 9 (7.26%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (6.45%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.03%) SQL
2 19 (15.32%) C#
3 13 (10.48%) Java
4 5 (4.03%) Ruby
4 5 (4.03%) VB
4 5 (4.03%) VBScript
5 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Scala
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (20.97%) ISEB
2 24 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.03%) Degree
5 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.42%) QA
2 9 (7.26%) SEPA
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (21.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) HP
3 6 (4.84%) Informatica
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) Siebel
5 2 (1.61%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.61%) Murex
5 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.61%) StatPro
5 2 (1.61%) Sybase
5 2 (1.61%) webMethods
5 2 (1.61%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.81%) BI-SAM
6 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy
6 1 (0.81%) Reuters
6 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.81%) Sun
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