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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 503 480 458
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 76 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -4.84%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 33 £425 -8.10% 7
South East -5 17 £325 +10.35% 1
South West -2 8 £350 +7.69% 4
East Midlands -7 5 £307 +27.70%
North West -19 4 £350 +12.00% 1
East of England +6 3 £290 -10.76% 1
Yorkshire -14 2 £285 -2.97% 6
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £303 -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 70 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 52 (32.50%) SQL
4 51 (31.88%) Finance
5 45 (28.13%) Software Testing
6 30 (18.75%) Selenium
7 29 (18.13%) ISTQB
7 29 (18.13%) Test Scripting
7 29 (18.13%) .NET
8 28 (17.50%) Oracle
8 28 (17.50%) ISEB
9 27 (16.88%) Manual Testing
10 26 (16.25%) Banking
11 23 (14.38%) QA
12 21 (13.13%) Test Automation
12 21 (13.13%) Cucumber
12 21 (13.13%) Migration
13 20 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
14 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.88%) E-Commerce
15 18 (11.25%) Integration Testing
15 18 (11.25%) JIRA
16 17 (10.63%) BDD
16 17 (10.63%) Java
17 16 (10.00%) Scrum
17 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 15 (9.38%) Waterfall
19 14 (8.75%) C#
19 14 (8.75%) Visual Studio

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (1.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.25%) CMS
1 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) CICS
2 1 (0.63%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.88%) Summit
3 1 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.88%) QlikView
6 2 (1.25%) MySQL
6 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (18.75%) Selenium
2 21 (13.13%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.25%) JIRA
4 14 (8.75%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.38%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.38%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.75%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.50%) Maven
9 4 (2.50%) JBehave
10 3 (1.88%) Calabash
10 3 (1.88%) Geb
10 3 (1.88%) Ant
10 3 (1.88%) JUnit
11 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 51 (31.88%) Finance
2 26 (16.25%) Banking
3 12 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.88%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.13%) .NET
2 14 (8.75%) XML
3 11 (6.88%) SOAP
3 11 (6.88%) Web Services
4 10 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 5 (3.13%) REST
5 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.13%) HTML
6 4 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.88%) Ajax
7 3 (1.88%) JSON
7 3 (1.88%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.25%) JAXB
8 2 (1.25%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.25%) Middleware
8 2 (1.25%) Spring
8 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.25%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.63%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.88%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.25%) Open Source
4 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) New Media
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) iSeries
5 1 (0.63%) VSAM
5 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.88%) UNIX
2 5 (3.13%) Linux
3 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.88%) Android
3 3 (1.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) zOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (28.13%) Software Testing
4 29 (18.13%) Test Scripting
5 27 (16.88%) Manual Testing
6 21 (13.13%) Test Automation
6 21 (13.13%) Migration
7 19 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 18 (11.25%) Integration Testing
9 17 (10.63%) BDD
10 16 (10.00%) Scrum
11 15 (9.38%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.50%) Test Strategy
12 12 (7.50%) Test Management
13 10 (6.25%) Regression Testing
14 9 (5.63%) Risk Management
15 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.00%) TDD
15 8 (5.00%) Automation Testing
16 7 (4.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.50%) SQL
2 17 (10.63%) Java
3 14 (8.75%) C#
4 7 (4.38%) Ruby
5 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) SELCOPY
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.63%) JCL
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) ISTQB
2 28 (17.50%) ISEB
3 15 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) Degree
6 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.38%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Oracle
2 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.38%) HP
4 4 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.88%) IBM
5 3 (1.88%) Sybase
5 3 (1.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.25%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Vertica
7 1 (0.63%) hybris
7 1 (0.63%) TSYS
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) ATG
7 1 (0.63%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) BMC
7 1 (0.63%) Informatica
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com