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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 489 486 443
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 83 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 34
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£350 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £518 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -0.31%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +3 40 £388 -8.01% 11
East of England +18 14 £295 -9.23%
South East -40 9 £400 +27.38% 4
North West -13 5 £295 -5.97% 2
South West -4 4 £292 -6.26% 3
Yorkshire -17 4 £285 +3.63% 6
East Midlands -6 3 £325 +27.54% 1
West Midlands -5 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
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Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 52 (32.91%) SQL
4 51 (32.28%) Finance
4 51 (32.28%) Software Testing
5 43 (27.22%) ISEB
6 41 (25.95%) ISTQB
7 33 (20.89%) Manual Testing
8 32 (20.25%) Test Scripting
8 32 (20.25%) .NET
9 29 (18.35%) Test Automation
10 24 (15.19%) Scrum
11 23 (14.56%) Oracle
11 23 (14.56%) Selenium
12 22 (13.92%) QA
13 21 (13.29%) BDD
14 20 (12.66%) Cucumber
14 20 (12.66%) Integration Testing
14 20 (12.66%) Banking
15 18 (11.39%) Java
15 18 (11.39%) Visual Studio
15 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
15 18 (11.39%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (11.39%) Waterfall
15 18 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (10.76%) Test Strategy
17 16 (10.13%) SpecFlow
17 16 (10.13%) C#
18 15 (9.49%) SOAP

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.63%) CICS
1 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.90%) Summit
3 1 (0.63%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) ATM
2 1 (0.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) QlikView
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (14.56%) Selenium
2 20 (12.66%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.39%) Visual Studio
4 16 (10.13%) SpecFlow
5 14 (8.86%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.23%) JIRA
7 9 (5.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.43%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.80%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.53%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.90%) Calabash
12 3 (1.90%) Geb
12 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.90%) Maven
12 3 (1.90%) JMeter
13 2 (1.27%) Ant
13 2 (1.27%) JUnit
14 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (32.28%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Back Office
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.25%) .NET
2 15 (9.49%) SOAP
3 11 (6.96%) Web Services
4 10 (6.33%) XML
5 9 (5.70%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.43%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.16%) REST
8 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.90%) HTML
8 3 (1.90%) MSMQ
8 3 (1.90%) WSDL
9 2 (1.27%) Middleware
9 2 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.63%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.63%) COM
10 1 (0.63%) JSON
10 1 (0.63%) Velocity
10 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.53%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.90%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) NHS
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) VSAM
5 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.33%) UNIX
2 4 (2.53%) Windows
3 3 (1.90%) Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 51 (32.28%) Software Testing
4 33 (20.89%) Manual Testing
5 32 (20.25%) Test Scripting
6 29 (18.35%) Test Automation
7 24 (15.19%) Scrum
8 21 (13.29%) BDD
9 20 (12.66%) Integration Testing
10 18 (11.39%) Waterfall
11 17 (10.76%) Test Strategy
12 15 (9.49%) Automated Testing
13 13 (8.23%) Migration
13 13 (8.23%) E-Commerce
13 13 (8.23%) Test Management
13 13 (8.23%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.96%) Change Control
14 11 (6.96%) TDD
15 10 (6.33%) RAD
15 10 (6.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.91%) SQL
2 18 (11.39%) Java
3 16 (10.13%) C#
4 12 (7.59%) Ruby
5 5 (3.16%) Python
6 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.53%) C++
6 4 (2.53%) Perl
7 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) COBOL
9 1 (0.63%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 43 (27.22%) ISEB
2 41 (25.95%) ISTQB
3 18 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.90%) Degree
8 2 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.92%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.63%) Basel II
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Oracle
2 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.80%) HP
4 4 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.90%) Sybase
6 2 (1.27%) Informatica
6 2 (1.27%) ESRI
7 1 (0.63%) ATG
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) hybris
7 1 (0.63%) TSYS
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) BMC
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