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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 545 520 519
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 83 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 49
Median daily rate £400 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
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 £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 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 26 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
London -24 28 £438 +2.94% 5
South East +17 24 £375 -6.25% 2
South West -8 7 £323 +0.78%
East of England - 7 £340 - 1
Yorkshire -2 6 £355 +27.35% 4
North West +4 5 £425 +19.29% 2
West Midlands -31 4 £338 +2.27% 1
East Midlands +1 2 £300 +10.09%
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.33%) Test Scripting
3 52 (34.67%) Finance
4 44 (29.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 39 (26.00%) SQL
7 37 (24.67%) QA
8 36 (24.00%) ISEB
9 25 (16.67%) Banking
10 23 (15.33%) Software Testing
10 23 (15.33%) Selenium
11 22 (14.67%) Java
11 22 (14.67%) Regression Testing
12 21 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
12 21 (14.00%) Defect Management
13 20 (13.33%) JIRA
14 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
15 17 (11.33%) Test Management
15 17 (11.33%) System Integration Testing
15 17 (11.33%) Test Planning
16 16 (10.67%) Oracle
16 16 (10.67%) Windows
16 16 (10.67%) ETL
17 15 (10.00%) Automation Testing
18 14 (9.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
18 14 (9.33%) Non-Functional Testing
18 14 (9.33%) C#
18 14 (9.33%) Validation
18 14 (9.33%) Scrum

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 5 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.00%) Apache
3 3 (2.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.33%) Confluence
4 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.33%) SAS
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.00%) Sonata
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Lawson
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (3.33%) VoIP
2 4 (2.67%) DNS
3 3 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.33%) 802.15
4 2 (1.33%) Firewall
4 2 (1.33%) IPv6
4 2 (1.33%) Skype
4 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.33%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.67%) BGP
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.67%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) MPLS
5 1 (0.67%) OSPF
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Selenium
2 20 (13.33%) JIRA
3 10 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 9 (6.00%) HP UFT
5 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.33%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.00%) JMeter
7 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.33%) Protractor
7 5 (3.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.67%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.00%) Maven
9 3 (2.00%) Subversion
9 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.33%) JUnit
10 2 (1.33%) Toad
10 2 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (34.67%) Finance
2 25 (16.67%) Banking
3 12 (8.00%) Retail
3 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Back Office
4 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Billing
5 3 (2.00%) Military
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.67%) Web Services
3 6 (4.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (4.00%) XML
4 5 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (3.33%) RESTful
4 5 (3.33%) Spring Boot
5 4 (2.67%) Node.js
6 3 (2.00%) PostGIS
6 3 (2.00%) SOAP
7 2 (1.33%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.33%) HTML
7 2 (1.33%) Java EE
7 2 (1.33%) JSON
7 2 (1.33%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.67%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.33%) Equities
2 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.00%) IVR
3 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.33%) Derivative
4 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.33%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.33%) SCADA
4 2 (1.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) PKI
5 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.67%) Windows
2 11 (7.33%) Linux
3 10 (6.67%) Unix
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.67%) Solaris
5 2 (1.33%) AIX
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.33%) Test Scripting
3 44 (29.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (15.33%) Software Testing
5 22 (14.67%) Regression Testing
6 21 (14.00%) Defect Management
7 17 (11.33%) System Integration Testing
7 17 (11.33%) Test Management
7 17 (11.33%) Test Planning
8 16 (10.67%) ETL
9 15 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 14 (9.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (9.33%) Scrum
10 14 (9.33%) Validation
10 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.67%) Migration
11 13 (8.67%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.00%) Functional Testing
12 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) SQL
2 22 (14.67%) Java
3 14 (9.33%) C#
4 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.67%) Ruby
4 4 (2.67%) VB
5 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) AWK
6 2 (1.33%) C++
6 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.33%) Python
6 2 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) Ada
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.67%) R
7 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 36 (24.00%) ISEB
3 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.00%) Degree
6 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.33%) MCP
8 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) HND
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) MCSE
9 1 (0.67%) OCP
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.33%) Control-M
2 2 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Oracle
2 11 (7.33%) HP
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.00%) VMware
4 3 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco
5 2 (1.33%) Dell
5 2 (1.33%) IBM
5 2 (1.33%) Murex
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) ATG
6 1 (0.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.67%) Informatica
6 1 (0.67%) NetApp
6 1 (0.67%) NETGEAR
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.67%) Talend