The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 544 519 512
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 65 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46512 48203 46273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30635 30862 28785
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1385 1854 1910
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.51 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +0.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the England region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the England region.

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +6 26 £385 -3.75% 4
London -26 22 £450 +5.88% 8
South West -5 4 £415 +27.69%
East of England - 4 £425 -
North West -6 3 £383 +7.36% 2
Yorkshire -1 2 £345 +23.76% 1
West Midlands -20 2 £335 +10.74% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £300 +10.09%
North East - 1 £300 - 2
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 46 (32.86%) Finance
4 41 (29.29%) SQL
5 40 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (25.00%) QA
7 33 (23.57%) ISTQB
8 28 (20.00%) Banking
9 27 (19.29%) ISEB
10 25 (17.86%) Java
11 24 (17.14%) Selenium
12 21 (15.00%) Scrum
13 20 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 20 (14.29%) Defect Management
14 19 (13.57%) HP Quality Center
15 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
15 17 (12.14%) Oracle
16 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
16 16 (11.43%) ETL
16 16 (11.43%) JIRA
16 16 (11.43%) Test Management
17 15 (10.71%) .NET
18 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
18 14 (10.00%) SoapUI
18 14 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
18 14 (10.00%) Test Planning
19 13 (9.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (9.29%) Gherkin
19 13 (9.29%) Windows
19 13 (9.29%) C#

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.14%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.14%) Confluence
2 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.43%) Apache
3 2 (1.43%) SAS
3 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.71%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Sonata
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.71%) Lawson
3 1 (0.71%) Magento
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.71%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) 802.15
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) IPv6
2 2 (1.43%) Skype
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.43%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.71%) BGP
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) H.323
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) OSPF
3 1 (0.71%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.71%) VoIP
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Selenium
2 16 (11.43%) JIRA
3 14 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 12 (8.57%) SpecFlow
5 10 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 9 (6.43%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.43%) Protractor
7 7 (5.00%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.29%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.86%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.86%) JMeter
11 3 (2.14%) Subversion
12 2 (1.43%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.43%) JUnit
12 2 (1.43%) Maven
12 2 (1.43%) TestDirector
12 2 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 28 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Retail
4 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Billing
6 3 (2.14%) Military
7 2 (1.43%) Back Office
7 2 (1.43%) Front Office
7 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) .NET
2 13 (9.29%) Gherkin
3 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
3 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (4.29%) RESTful
4 6 (4.29%) Web Services
5 5 (3.57%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.57%) XML
6 4 (2.86%) Node.js
7 3 (2.14%) PostGIS
7 3 (2.14%) SOAP
8 2 (1.43%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.43%) Java EE
8 2 (1.43%) JSON
8 2 (1.43%) REST
8 2 (1.43%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.71%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.57%) Equities
4 3 (2.14%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.14%) Derivative
4 3 (2.14%) IVR
4 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.43%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.43%) SCADA
5 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Windows
2 11 (7.86%) Linux
3 8 (5.71%) Unix
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 40 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (15.00%) Scrum
5 20 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 20 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
7 16 (11.43%) ETL
7 16 (11.43%) Test Management
8 14 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 12 (8.57%) Functional Testing
9 12 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 12 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.86%) Manual Testing
10 11 (7.86%) SDLC
11 10 (7.14%) Automation Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.29%) SQL
2 25 (17.86%) Java
3 13 (9.29%) C#
4 6 (4.29%) VB
5 5 (3.57%) Ruby
6 3 (2.14%) Python
7 2 (1.43%) AWK
7 2 (1.43%) C++
7 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.43%) VBA
7 2 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) R
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) ISTQB
2 27 (19.29%) ISEB
3 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) Degree
7 4 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) MCP
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.71%) HND
10 1 (0.71%) MCSE
10 1 (0.71%) OCP
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) SCCM
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) Oracle
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.86%) HP
4 9 (6.43%) VMware
5 3 (2.14%) ATG
6 2 (1.43%) IBM
6 2 (1.43%) Murex
6 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.71%) CA
7 1 (0.71%) Capita
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.71%) hybris
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.71%) Talend
7 1 (0.71%) Teradata
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