The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 508 472 444
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 71 75 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 63
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£350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
48097 43871 46063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30743 27109 26547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 1943 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 32 £403 -4.16% 7
South East -16 14 £335 +3.87% 7
South West -37 10 £338 -3.57% 8
Yorkshire -4 8 £285 -0.86% 9
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -10 2 - -
North West -12 2 £295 - 1
East of England - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (41.22%) SQL
2 53 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (31.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (29.73%) Test Scripting
5 40 (27.03%) Software Testing
6 38 (25.68%) ISEB
7 37 (25.00%) Finance
8 34 (22.97%) Selenium
9 33 (22.30%) QA
9 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
10 31 (20.95%) ISTQB
11 26 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (17.57%) C#
12 23 (15.54%) Java
12 23 (15.54%) Test Automation
13 22 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
13 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
13 22 (14.86%) BDD
14 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio
15 20 (13.51%) Test Strategy
15 20 (13.51%) Test Management
15 20 (13.51%) Automated Testing
16 19 (12.84%) Scrum
16 19 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (12.16%) XML
17 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
18 17 (11.49%) Integration Testing
19 16 (10.81%) TDD
19 16 (10.81%) Banking
20 15 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (1.35%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) Mingle
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.35%) assyst
2 2 (1.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.35%) tcpdump
1 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) Broadband
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.35%) QlikView
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (22.97%) Selenium
2 26 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio
4 15 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (8.78%) SpecFlow
6 10 (6.76%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.41%) FitNesse
7 8 (5.41%) JIRA
8 7 (4.73%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.05%) JMeter
10 4 (2.70%) TestDirector
10 4 (2.70%) JUnit
10 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.03%) TestLink
11 3 (2.03%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.03%) TestNG
11 3 (2.03%) Sahi
11 3 (2.03%) Hudson
11 3 (2.03%) WATIR
General
1 37 (25.00%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Banking
3 10 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Front Office
5 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Back Office
7 2 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.16%) XML
2 15 (10.14%) Gherkin
3 13 (8.78%) .NET
4 5 (3.38%) Web Services
5 3 (2.03%) HTML
5 3 (2.03%) SOAP
6 2 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.35%) RESTful
6 2 (1.35%) Middleware
6 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.68%) WSDL
7 1 (0.68%) ODBC
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) JMX
7 1 (0.68%) HTML5
7 1 (0.68%) Ajax
7 1 (0.68%) WCF
7 1 (0.68%) WPF
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.70%) Open Source
3 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.03%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.03%) Derivative
4 2 (1.35%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.35%) User Experience
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) IPTV
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.08%) Windows
2 6 (4.05%) UNIX
3 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.70%) Android
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 44 (29.73%) Test Scripting
4 40 (27.03%) Software Testing
5 23 (15.54%) Test Automation
6 22 (14.86%) BDD
7 20 (13.51%) Test Strategy
7 20 (13.51%) Test Management
7 20 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 19 (12.84%) Scrum
9 17 (11.49%) Integration Testing
10 16 (10.81%) TDD
11 15 (10.14%) Performance Testing
12 14 (9.46%) Manual Testing
12 14 (9.46%) Regression Testing
12 14 (9.46%) Automation Testing
13 12 (8.11%) Migration
14 11 (7.43%) Waterfall
15 10 (6.76%) System Testing
15 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.22%) SQL
2 26 (17.57%) C#
3 23 (15.54%) Java
4 7 (4.73%) Ruby
5 4 (2.70%) Perl
6 3 (2.03%) Python
6 3 (2.03%) C++
6 3 (2.03%) Scala
7 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.35%) VBScript
7 2 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) Delphi
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (25.68%) ISEB
2 31 (20.95%) ISTQB
3 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.03%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.30%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.68%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle
3 10 (6.76%) HP
4 4 (2.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.03%) Cognos
5 3 (2.03%) hybris
6 2 (1.35%) Demandware
6 2 (1.35%) ATG
6 2 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Lotus
7 1 (0.68%) BMC
7 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.68%) Charles River
7 1 (0.68%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.68%) Trayport
7 1 (0.68%) Comverse
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £340 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago