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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 541 534 518
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 72 71 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 57
Median daily rate £400 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
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 31 May 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 31 May 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
London +5 30 £425 - 9
South East -14 20 £390 +7.58% 2
Yorkshire +4 7 £300 +5.26% 2
North West -13 6 £383 +9.28% 1
East of England +8 3 £425 - 2
South West -12 3 £508 +45.00%
West Midlands -18 2 £348 +14.87% 3
North East -47 1 £300 -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) Test Scripting
3 44 (31.21%) SQL
4 43 (30.50%) Finance
5 37 (26.24%) QA
6 36 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (24.82%) ISTQB
8 31 (21.99%) Selenium
9 29 (20.57%) ISEB
10 28 (19.86%) Banking
11 25 (17.73%) Java
12 24 (17.02%) Scrum
13 22 (15.60%) Software Testing
14 20 (14.18%) Test Automation
14 20 (14.18%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (14.18%) Defect Management
15 19 (13.48%) Oracle
16 18 (12.77%) .NET
17 17 (12.06%) Retail
17 17 (12.06%) Test Management
17 17 (12.06%) SoapUI
18 16 (11.35%) SpecFlow
18 16 (11.35%) Gherkin
18 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
19 15 (10.64%) Linux
19 15 (10.64%) BDD
20 14 (9.93%) SDLC
20 14 (9.93%) C#
20 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
20 14 (9.93%) HP

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 (2.84%) Node.js
1 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.13%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.42%) Apache
3 2 (1.42%) Confluence
3 2 (1.42%) SAS
3 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Lawson
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.71%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) DNS
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) 802.15
3 2 (1.42%) IPv6
3 2 (1.42%) Skype
3 2 (1.42%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.71%) BGP
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) H.323
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) OSPF
4 1 (0.71%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.13%) 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
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Selenium
2 17 (12.06%) SoapUI
3 16 (11.35%) SpecFlow
4 13 (9.22%) JIRA
5 11 (7.80%) WebDriver
6 10 (7.09%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.09%) HP UFT
6 10 (7.09%) Protractor
7 8 (5.67%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.96%) LoadRunner
9 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.84%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.84%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.84%) JMeter
12 3 (2.13%) Subversion
13 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.42%) Toad
13 2 (1.42%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.71%) Appium
General
1 43 (30.50%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Banking
3 17 (12.06%) Retail
4 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Military
5 3 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Billing
6 2 (1.42%) Front Office
6 2 (1.42%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.77%) .NET
2 16 (11.35%) Gherkin
3 10 (7.09%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (5.67%) Web Services
5 7 (4.96%) XML
6 6 (4.26%) RESTful
7 5 (3.55%) SOAP
7 5 (3.55%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.84%) XML Messaging
9 3 (2.13%) PostGIS
10 2 (1.42%) 802.1X
10 2 (1.42%) Java EE
10 2 (1.42%) JSON
10 2 (1.42%) REST
11 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.71%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.55%) SCADA
3 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.13%) Derivative
4 3 (2.13%) IVR
4 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.42%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Linux
2 12 (8.51%) Unix
2 12 (8.51%) Windows
3 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) Test Scripting
3 36 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (17.02%) Scrum
5 22 (15.60%) Software Testing
6 20 (14.18%) Defect Management
6 20 (14.18%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.06%) Test Management
8 15 (10.64%) BDD
9 14 (9.93%) ETL
9 14 (9.93%) Manual Testing
9 14 (9.93%) SDLC
10 13 (9.22%) Test Planning
11 12 (8.51%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.51%) Automation Testing
11 12 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (8.51%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.80%) Functional Testing
13 10 (7.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (7.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.21%) SQL
2 25 (17.73%) Java
3 14 (9.93%) C#
4 8 (5.67%) VB
5 5 (3.55%) AWK
5 5 (3.55%) Ruby
6 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.42%) C++
7 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.42%) Perl
7 2 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 2 (1.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) R
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (24.82%) ISTQB
2 29 (20.57%) ISEB
3 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.96%) Degree
7 4 (2.84%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.71%) HND
9 1 (0.71%) MCP
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.71%) OCP
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (26.24%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Oracle
2 14 (9.93%) HP
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.38%) VMware
4 5 (3.55%) ATG
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco
5 2 (1.42%) IBM
5 2 (1.42%) Murex
5 2 (1.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) CA
6 1 (0.71%) Capita
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.71%) hybris
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Juniper
6 1 (0.71%) NetApp
6 1 (0.71%) Talend
6 1 (0.71%) Teradata
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