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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 487 498 398
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -100
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 75 56 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 102
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£343 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Test Analyst
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 32 £450 +7.14% 6
South West -23 14 £325 -13.33% 4
South East -8 11 £318 -15.33% 8
East of England -20 8 £275 - 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £300 -14.28% 5
North West -3 2 £338 +3.84% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £238 -
West Midlands -10 2 £328 -
Midlands - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (41.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 56 (38.36%) Test Scripting
3 43 (29.45%) Software Testing
4 42 (28.77%) SQL
5 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
6 38 (26.03%) ISEB
7 35 (23.97%) Selenium
8 32 (21.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (21.23%) Security Cleared
9 31 (21.23%) Finance
10 30 (20.55%) QA
11 28 (19.18%) ISTQB
11 28 (19.18%) SC Cleared
12 26 (17.81%) Test Management
13 23 (15.75%) Scrum
13 23 (15.75%) C#
13 23 (15.75%) Visual Studio
14 22 (15.07%) Test Strategy
15 21 (14.38%) BDD
16 20 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (13.01%) Automation Testing
18 18 (12.33%) Test Automation
18 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (11.64%) Integration Testing
19 17 (11.64%) Java
20 16 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
20 16 (10.96%) TDD
20 16 (10.96%) Automated Testing
21 14 (9.59%) Oracle
22 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.37%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.37%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Mingle
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.37%) Magento
2 2 (1.37%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.68%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.68%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.68%) Network Security
2 1 (0.68%) NAS
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.05%) QlikView
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 35 (23.97%) Selenium
2 32 (21.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (15.75%) Visual Studio
4 13 (8.90%) Cucumber
5 11 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (6.16%) SpecFlow
7 8 (5.48%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.79%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.42%) JIRA
9 5 (3.42%) TestDirector
10 4 (2.74%) WATIR
10 4 (2.74%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.05%) Sahi
11 3 (2.05%) JUnit
12 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.37%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.37%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 31 (21.23%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Banking
3 11 (7.53%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Front Office
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Local Government
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) .NET
1 11 (7.53%) Gherkin
2 9 (6.16%) XML
3 6 (4.11%) Web Services
4 3 (2.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.05%) JSF
5 2 (1.37%) HTML
5 2 (1.37%) Mustache
5 2 (1.37%) Sass
6 1 (0.68%) JSON
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.68%) WCF
6 1 (0.68%) LINQ
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.68%) RESTful
6 1 (0.68%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.68%) XSLT
6 1 (0.68%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.42%) Derivative
2 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.05%) Open Source
3 3 (2.05%) CMDB
4 2 (1.37%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.37%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.37%) Equities
4 2 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (1.37%) IPTV
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) AS400
5 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.48%) Windows
2 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
2 6 (4.11%) UNIX
3 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.74%) Android
4 3 (2.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 56 (38.36%) Test Scripting
3 43 (29.45%) Software Testing
4 26 (17.81%) Test Management
5 23 (15.75%) Scrum
6 22 (15.07%) Test Strategy
7 21 (14.38%) BDD
8 19 (13.01%) Automation Testing
9 18 (12.33%) Test Automation
9 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (11.64%) Integration Testing
11 16 (10.96%) TDD
11 16 (10.96%) Automated Testing
12 13 (8.90%) Migration
12 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.16%) Regression Testing
14 8 (5.48%) CRM
14 8 (5.48%) Asset Management
14 8 (5.48%) Manual Testing
14 8 (5.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.77%) SQL
2 23 (15.75%) C#
3 17 (11.64%) Java
4 11 (7.53%) Ruby
5 4 (2.74%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.74%) VBScript
6 3 (2.05%) VB
6 3 (2.05%) Perl
7 2 (1.37%) Python
7 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) Delphi
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (26.03%) ISEB
2 31 (21.23%) Security Cleared
3 28 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 28 (19.18%) ISTQB
4 20 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) Degree
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.55%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) EMIR
2 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.79%) SAP
3 7 (4.79%) HP
4 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.05%) hybris
5 2 (1.37%) Charles River
5 2 (1.37%) IBM
5 2 (1.37%) Demandware
5 2 (1.37%) Sybase
5 2 (1.37%) ATG
6 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Capita
6 1 (0.68%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.68%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.68%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) MarketAxess
6 1 (0.68%) Trayport
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