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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 513 491 422
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -69
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 77 72 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Analyst
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
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 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 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 24 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 -9 34 £403 -4.16% 6
South East -15 14 £335 +3.07% 4
South West -31 11 £338 -3.57% 8
Yorkshire +4 8 £285 -0.86% 8
North West -5 4 £295 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -17 2 - -
East of England -19 1 £250 -25.92%
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 (40.40%) SQL
2 53 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (31.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 45 (29.80%) Test Scripting
5 40 (26.49%) Software Testing
6 37 (24.50%) ISEB
7 36 (23.84%) Finance
8 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
8 34 (22.52%) Selenium
9 33 (21.85%) QA
10 30 (19.87%) ISTQB
11 27 (17.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (17.22%) C#
13 23 (15.23%) Java
13 23 (15.23%) Test Automation
13 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
14 22 (14.57%) BDD
15 21 (13.91%) Test Strategy
15 21 (13.91%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (13.91%) Test Management
15 21 (13.91%) Visual Studio
16 20 (13.25%) Automated Testing
17 19 (12.58%) SC Cleared
17 19 (12.58%) Scrum
18 18 (11.92%) XML
18 18 (11.92%) Integration Testing
18 18 (11.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 17 (11.26%) Banking
20 16 (10.60%) TDD
21 15 (9.93%) Performance Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (1.32%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.66%) CMS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Mingle
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.32%) assyst
2 2 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.66%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.32%) DNS
1 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.32%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.66%) Broadband
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) SAN
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.32%) QlikView
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (22.52%) Selenium
2 27 (17.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (13.91%) Visual Studio
4 15 (9.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (8.61%) SpecFlow
6 10 (6.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.30%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.30%) FitNesse
7 8 (5.30%) JIRA
8 6 (3.97%) JMeter
8 6 (3.97%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.65%) JUnit
9 4 (2.65%) TestDirector
9 4 (2.65%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.99%) WATIR
10 3 (1.99%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.99%) Sahi
10 3 (1.99%) Hudson
10 3 (1.99%) TestNG
10 3 (1.99%) TestLink
General
1 36 (23.84%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Banking
3 10 (6.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.31%) Front Office
5 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Games
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.92%) XML
2 15 (9.93%) Gherkin
3 13 (8.61%) .NET
4 4 (2.65%) Web Services
5 3 (1.99%) HTML
5 3 (1.99%) SOAP
6 2 (1.32%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.32%) RESTful
6 2 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.66%) WCF
7 1 (0.66%) WPF
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) JMX
7 1 (0.66%) Ajax
7 1 (0.66%) ODBC
7 1 (0.66%) WSDL
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.65%) Open Source
3 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.99%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.99%) Derivative
4 2 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.32%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.66%) IPTV
5 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Windows
2 7 (4.64%) UNIX
3 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.65%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (29.80%) Test Scripting
4 40 (26.49%) Software Testing
5 23 (15.23%) Test Automation
6 22 (14.57%) BDD
7 21 (13.91%) Test Strategy
7 21 (13.91%) Test Management
8 20 (13.25%) Automated Testing
9 19 (12.58%) Scrum
10 18 (11.92%) Integration Testing
11 16 (10.60%) TDD
12 15 (9.93%) Performance Testing
13 14 (9.27%) Regression Testing
13 14 (9.27%) Automation Testing
14 13 (8.61%) Manual Testing
15 12 (7.95%) Migration
16 11 (7.28%) Waterfall
17 10 (6.62%) System Testing
17 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.40%) SQL
2 26 (17.22%) C#
3 23 (15.23%) Java
4 7 (4.64%) Ruby
5 4 (2.65%) Perl
6 3 (1.99%) Scala
6 3 (1.99%) Python
6 3 (1.99%) C++
7 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.32%) VBScript
7 2 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) Delphi
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (24.50%) ISEB
2 30 (19.87%) ISTQB
3 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.58%) SC Cleared
5 18 (11.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.85%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.66%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (13.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.95%) Oracle
3 10 (6.62%) HP
4 4 (2.65%) SAP
5 3 (1.99%) Cognos
5 3 (1.99%) hybris
6 2 (1.32%) ATG
6 2 (1.32%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) Demandware
7 1 (0.66%) BMC
7 1 (0.66%) Lotus
7 1 (0.66%) Charles River
7 1 (0.66%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.66%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.66%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.66%) Trayport
7 1 (0.66%) Comverse
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe
West London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £340 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago