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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 118 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 59 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.87% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.96% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 77
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.61% +21.66%

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
2817 3015 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.91% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2375 3760
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 23 (35.94%) Test Scripting
3 22 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.56%) Banking
6 14 (21.88%) Manual Testing
7 12 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 11 (17.19%) Oracle
8 11 (17.19%) Functional Testing
8 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (15.63%) QA
10 9 (14.06%) JIRA
10 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
12 7 (10.94%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (10.94%) C#
12 7 (10.94%) CRM
12 7 (10.94%) Derivative
12 7 (10.94%) Selenium
13 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.38%) HP UFT
13 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server

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 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Moodle
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (6.25%) Summit
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) JIRA
2 7 (10.94%) Selenium
3 6 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.13%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) Appium
6 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) Hudson
7 1 (1.56%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) MSTest
7 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.56%) TestLink
General
1 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) Behat
4 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) J2EE
4 1 (1.56%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Derivative
1 7 (10.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.69%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Unix
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Test Scripting
2 22 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Manual Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Functional Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.94%) CRM
10 7 (10.94%) Defect Management
10 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.81%) ETL
12 5 (7.81%) Scrum
12 5 (7.81%) TDD
12 5 (7.81%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) ISEB
2 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Murex
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) Siebel
5 2 (3.13%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.56%) Charles River
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago