The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 510 433 469
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 80 70 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 67
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -29 34 £450 - 7
South East -10 15 £314 +4.23% 6
South West -12 15 £325 +4.00% 1
North West -13 5 £315 -
Yorkshire -17 4 £250 -20.63% 3
East of England -25 4 £325 -
East Midlands -6 3 £255 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 61 (39.10%) Test Scripting
2 52 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (28.85%) ISEB
4 43 (27.56%) SQL
5 39 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 35 (22.44%) Security Cleared
6 35 (22.44%) Microsoft
7 31 (19.87%) SC Cleared
8 30 (19.23%) Finance
9 29 (18.59%) ISTQB
10 26 (16.67%) Selenium
10 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (16.03%) Scrum
12 23 (14.74%) HP Quality Center
13 22 (14.10%) Test Automation
13 22 (14.10%) Test Strategy
14 20 (12.82%) Windows
14 20 (12.82%) Test Management
14 20 (12.82%) Integration Testing
15 19 (12.18%) QA
16 18 (11.54%) Oracle
17 17 (10.90%) Banking
18 16 (10.26%) Investment Banking
18 16 (10.26%) Automated Testing
18 16 (10.26%) BDD
19 15 (9.62%) .NET
19 15 (9.62%) C#
20 14 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (8.33%) Java
21 13 (8.33%) Manual Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.56%) Apache
2 4 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.92%) Confluence
3 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.28%) Node.js
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.64%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.64%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) LAN
2 3 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) NAS
4 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.64%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) DHCP
4 1 (0.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.92%) MySQL
5 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.28%) DB2
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.64%) QlikView
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Selenium
2 14 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.13%) TestDirector
4 8 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.49%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.85%) WinRunner
6 6 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 6 (3.85%) JIRA
7 5 (3.21%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.56%) JMeter
8 4 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.56%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Banking
3 16 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.92%) Local Government
5 3 (1.92%) Front Office
5 3 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) .NET
2 10 (6.41%) Web Services
3 9 (5.77%) XML
4 7 (4.49%) SOAP
5 4 (2.56%) WCF
6 3 (1.92%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.92%) JSF
6 3 (1.92%) HTML
6 3 (1.92%) LAMP
7 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.28%) J2EE
7 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.28%) ISPF
7 2 (1.28%) Mustache
7 2 (1.28%) RESTful
7 2 (1.28%) Sass
8 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.64%) REST
8 1 (0.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 5 (3.21%) Equities
2 5 (3.21%) Derivative
3 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.56%) Clustering
4 3 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.92%) CMDB
4 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.28%) PDA
5 2 (1.28%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.28%) Open Source
5 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.64%) Telematics
6 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.64%) IPTV
6 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 11 (7.05%) UNIX
3 8 (5.13%) Linux
4 7 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.56%) AIX
7 4 (2.56%) Android
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.10%) Test Scripting
2 52 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (16.03%) Scrum
6 22 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 22 (14.10%) Test Strategy
7 20 (12.82%) Test Management
7 20 (12.82%) Integration Testing
8 16 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 16 (10.26%) BDD
9 13 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 11 (7.05%) TDD
11 10 (6.41%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.41%) Automation Testing
12 8 (5.13%) System Testing
12 8 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.49%) V-Model
13 7 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.56%) SQL
2 15 (9.62%) C#
3 13 (8.33%) Java
4 9 (5.77%) Ruby
5 4 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.92%) PHP
6 3 (1.92%) VB
7 2 (1.28%) Python
7 2 (1.28%) VBScript
7 2 (1.28%) COBOL
7 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
8 1 (0.64%) Delphi
8 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (28.85%) ISEB
2 35 (22.44%) Security Cleared
3 31 (19.87%) SC Cleared
4 29 (18.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.18%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) EMIR
2 1 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.56%) Netcool
2 4 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.54%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) HP
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco
3 7 (4.49%) IBM
4 5 (3.21%) VMware
4 5 (3.21%) SAP
4 5 (3.21%) Citrix
5 4 (2.56%) Veritas
5 4 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.56%) McAfee
6 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.92%) Charles River
7 2 (1.28%) Borland
7 2 (1.28%) Apple
7 2 (1.28%) Sybase
8 1 (0.64%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.64%) Capita
8 1 (0.64%) Tradeweb
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