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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 509 505 400
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -105
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 74 60 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 107
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£349 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +0.46%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 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 August 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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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 +12 31 £450 +7.14% 3
South East -9 15 £335 -3.59% 6
South West -31 8 £338 +3.84% 2
North West -8 5 £326 +0.38%
Yorkshire +1 4 £275 -15.38% 4
West Midlands -9 4 £328 -18.12%
East of England -22 4 £275 - 1
East Midlands +3 3 £275 - 1
Midlands - - - - 1
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (40.27%) User Acceptance Testing
1 60 (40.27%) Test Scripting
2 52 (34.90%) SQL
3 44 (29.53%) Software Testing
4 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
5 37 (24.83%) ISEB
6 33 (22.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (21.48%) QA
7 32 (21.48%) Finance
8 31 (20.81%) Selenium
9 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
10 29 (19.46%) SC Cleared
11 27 (18.12%) Test Management
11 27 (18.12%) ISTQB
12 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.09%) Test Automation
13 21 (14.09%) BDD
14 20 (13.42%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (13.42%) Test Strategy
15 19 (12.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (12.75%) Scrum
15 19 (12.75%) C#
16 18 (12.08%) Java
16 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
16 18 (12.08%) Regression Testing
16 18 (12.08%) Automation Testing
17 17 (11.41%) Automated Testing
18 16 (10.74%) TDD
19 15 (10.07%) Oracle
19 15 (10.07%) Integration Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.34%) ColdFusion
1 2 (1.34%) Node.js
2 1 (0.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Mingle
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) assyst
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.67%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) SAN
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.01%) QlikView
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 33 (22.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (20.81%) Selenium
3 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
4 14 (9.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (8.05%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.04%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.70%) FitNesse
8 6 (4.03%) JIRA
8 6 (4.03%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.36%) TestDirector
10 4 (2.68%) WATIR
11 3 (2.01%) JUnit
11 3 (2.01%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.01%) Sahi
11 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.34%) MSTest
12 2 (1.34%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.34%) TestNG
12 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.34%) CruiseControl
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Front Office
5 2 (1.34%) Local Government
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.72%) XML
2 11 (7.38%) Gherkin
3 8 (5.37%) .NET
4 5 (3.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.01%) RESTful
6 2 (1.34%) HTML
6 2 (1.34%) Mustache
6 2 (1.34%) Sass
6 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) SOAP
7 1 (0.67%) XSLT
7 1 (0.67%) ODBC
7 1 (0.67%) JMX
7 1 (0.67%) WinForms
7 1 (0.67%) Ajax
7 1 (0.67%) JSON
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.67%) WCF
7 1 (0.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.68%) Open Source
2 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.01%) Derivative
2 3 (2.01%) CMDB
3 2 (1.34%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.34%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.67%) IPTV
4 1 (0.67%) Equities
4 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.67%) Replication
4 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
2 6 (4.03%) UNIX
3 5 (3.36%) Linux
4 3 (2.01%) Android
4 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.34%) Solaris
5 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.27%) User Acceptance Testing
1 60 (40.27%) Test Scripting
2 44 (29.53%) Software Testing
3 27 (18.12%) Test Management
4 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.09%) BDD
5 21 (14.09%) Test Automation
6 20 (13.42%) Test Strategy
7 19 (12.75%) Scrum
8 18 (12.08%) Regression Testing
8 18 (12.08%) Automation Testing
9 17 (11.41%) Automated Testing
10 16 (10.74%) TDD
11 15 (10.07%) Integration Testing
12 13 (8.72%) Migration
13 11 (7.38%) Performance Testing
14 10 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 9 (6.04%) CRM
15 9 (6.04%) Asset Management
16 8 (5.37%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.90%) SQL
2 19 (12.75%) C#
3 18 (12.08%) Java
4 9 (6.04%) Ruby
5 3 (2.01%) Perl
5 3 (2.01%) VBScript
5 3 (2.01%) VB
6 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.34%) Python
7 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.67%) Delphi
7 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (24.83%) ISEB
2 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.46%) SC Cleared
4 27 (18.12%) ISTQB
5 19 (12.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.01%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.67%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.48%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) EMIR
2 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (13.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) HP
4 7 (4.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.01%) hybris
6 2 (1.34%) Demandware
6 2 (1.34%) Sybase
6 2 (1.34%) Charles River
6 2 (1.34%) ATG
7 1 (0.67%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.67%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.67%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.67%) Trayport
7 1 (0.67%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.67%) Cognos
Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vadis People
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago