The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 171 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 767 1111 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 2.10% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.21% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 744 531
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.20 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.37 £35.60 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £24.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.70% -22.02%
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
47944 50257 47513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.85% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31596 32555 29259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 1901 1913
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.28 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the England region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the England region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -35 273 £375 +3.44% 49
South East -59 146 £350 +7.36% 24
North West -20 69 £300 -4.00% 16
South West -14 64 £290 -3.33% 27
West Midlands -23 64 £300 - 19
Yorkshire -46 61 £313 +5.04% 18
East of England +13 41 £300 -4.00% 10
East Midlands +1 25 £305 +10.90% 2
North East -31 15 £309 +6.46% 2
Midlands -9 8 £298 -40.50%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 570 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 464 (28.71%) SQL
4 440 (27.23%) Finance
5 384 (23.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 351 (21.72%) ISEB
7 332 (20.54%) ISTQB
8 294 (18.19%) QA
9 283 (17.51%) Selenium
10 249 (15.41%) Java
11 242 (14.98%) Functional Testing
12 235 (14.54%) JIRA
13 232 (14.36%) Regression Testing
14 218 (13.49%) Software Testing
15 208 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
16 199 (12.31%) Integration Testing
17 195 (12.07%) Banking
18 184 (11.39%) HP
19 175 (10.83%) Oracle
20 169 (10.46%) Security Cleared
21 164 (10.15%) Defect Management
22 163 (10.09%) Manual Testing
23 152 (9.41%) Scrum
24 147 (9.10%) Microsoft
24 147 (9.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 146 (9.03%) Test Automation
26 142 (8.79%) BDD
27 138 (8.54%) Cucumber
28 133 (8.23%) Unix
29 130 (8.04%) XML

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 56 (3.47%) Confluence
2 38 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 15 (0.93%) SAS
5 14 (0.87%) CMS
6 11 (0.68%) IIS
7 8 (0.50%) Apache
7 8 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.31%) JBoss
10 4 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.19%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.12%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.12%) Mule
Applications
1 97 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.65%) MS Office
3 23 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.56%) Mingle
6 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 17 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.99%) Sonata
4 15 (0.93%) SAP HR
5 14 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.74%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.62%) SAP HCM
8 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.56%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.37%) Magento
11 6 (0.37%) Maximo
11 6 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.50%) SaaS
5 7 (0.43%) GitHub
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.19%) Office 365
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.062%) Boomi
9 1 (0.062%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.062%) IaaS
9 1 (0.062%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.062%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.23%) Internet
2 29 (1.79%) HTTP
3 15 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.68%) FTP
5 10 (0.62%) WAN
6 9 (0.56%) LAN
7 7 (0.43%) VPN
8 6 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.31%) Firewall
9 5 (0.31%) Network Security
9 5 (0.31%) PuTTY
9 5 (0.31%) VoIP
10 4 (0.25%) 3G
10 4 (0.25%) ATM
10 4 (0.25%) DNS
10 4 (0.25%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.25%) SAN
11 3 (0.19%) MPLS
11 3 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.62%) Pentaho
9 8 (0.50%) MS Access
9 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.43%) Big Data
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.37%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.31%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.31%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 283 (17.51%) Selenium
2 235 (14.54%) JIRA
3 138 (8.54%) Cucumber
4 129 (7.98%) SoapUI
5 120 (7.43%) WebDriver
6 93 (5.75%) HP UFT
7 67 (4.15%) Jenkins
8 61 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (3.53%) JMeter
10 56 (3.47%) LoadRunner
11 54 (3.34%) SpecFlow
12 39 (2.41%) JUnit
13 36 (2.23%) Maven
14 27 (1.67%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.36%) Git (software)
16 19 (1.18%) Toad
17 16 (0.99%) Hudson
17 16 (0.99%) WinRunner
18 15 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
19 13 (0.80%) Capybara
General
1 440 (27.23%) Finance
2 195 (12.07%) Banking
3 130 (8.04%) Retail
4 53 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.23%) Retail Banking
6 32 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.05%) Games
7 17 (1.05%) Publishing
8 15 (0.93%) Billing
9 13 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.68%) Automotive
10 11 (0.68%) Back Office
10 11 (0.68%) Front Office
11 9 (0.56%) Marketing
12 7 (0.43%) Electronics
13 6 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.37%) Legal
14 5 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.31%) Law
15 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (8.04%) XML
2 103 (6.37%) SOAP
3 102 (6.31%) Web Services
4 85 (5.26%) .NET
5 48 (2.97%) HTML
6 38 (2.35%) Gherkin
7 27 (1.67%) REST
8 22 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 17 (1.05%) CSS
10 16 (0.99%) Middleware
10 16 (0.99%) Spring
11 15 (0.93%) Ajax
11 15 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
12 14 (0.87%) RESTful
13 13 (0.80%) Node.js
14 12 (0.74%) AngularJS
14 12 (0.74%) Java EE
14 12 (0.74%) JMS
15 11 (0.68%) XML Messaging
16 10 (0.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.10%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.49%) Equities
6 20 (1.24%) Derivative
7 18 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 18 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 14 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 14 (0.87%) User Experience
9 13 (0.80%) EPoS
9 13 (0.80%) NHS
10 12 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.62%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.56%) IVR
12 9 (0.56%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.43%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 133 (8.23%) Unix
2 94 (5.82%) Windows
3 57 (3.53%) Linux
4 19 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.74%) Android
5 12 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.37%) AIX
8 6 (0.37%) Solaris
8 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.19%) VMS
10 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 384 (23.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 242 (14.98%) Functional Testing
5 232 (14.36%) Regression Testing
6 218 (13.49%) Software Testing
7 199 (12.31%) Integration Testing
8 164 (10.15%) Defect Management
9 163 (10.09%) Manual Testing
10 152 (9.41%) Scrum
11 146 (9.03%) Test Automation
12 142 (8.79%) BDD
13 123 (7.61%) Non-Functional Testing
13 123 (7.61%) System Testing
13 123 (7.61%) Test Strategy
14 122 (7.55%) Automation Testing
14 122 (7.55%) System Integration Testing
15 120 (7.43%) Migration
16 113 (6.99%) SDLC
17 110 (6.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 464 (28.71%) SQL
2 249 (15.41%) Java
3 115 (7.12%) C#
4 70 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 47 (2.91%) Ruby
7 29 (1.79%) Python
8 22 (1.36%) VBScript
9 21 (1.30%) VB
10 20 (1.24%) PHP
11 19 (1.18%) Groovy
11 19 (1.18%) VBA
12 16 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.74%) C
14 8 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.50%) Perl
14 8 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.37%) C++
16 4 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 351 (21.72%) ISEB
2 332 (20.54%) ISTQB
3 169 (10.46%) Security Cleared
4 147 (9.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 123 (7.61%) SC Cleared
6 82 (5.07%) Degree
7 27 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.25%) MCITP
14 3 (0.19%) CCNA
15 2 (0.12%) MCP
15 2 (0.12%) SAS Certification
16 1 (0.062%) MCAD
16 1 (0.062%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (18.19%) QA
2 15 (0.93%) SDET
3 13 (0.80%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.37%) SEPA
6 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.31%) HL7
7 4 (0.25%) Basel III
8 3 (0.19%) GxP
9 2 (0.12%) COREP
9 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.12%) EMIR
10 1 (0.062%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.43%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.062%) Firmware
7 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 208 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
3 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.31%) Puppet
4 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.25%) SCCM
5 3 (0.19%) Control-M
5 3 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.12%) Linux-HA
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.062%) DameWare
7 1 (0.062%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.062%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.062%) WMI
Vendors
1 184 (11.39%) HP
2 175 (10.83%) Oracle
3 147 (9.10%) Microsoft
4 110 (6.81%) SAP
5 41 (2.54%) IBM
6 28 (1.73%) VMware
7 18 (1.11%) Cognos
7 18 (1.11%) Rally
8 16 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.93%) Talend
10 12 (0.74%) Citrix
10 12 (0.74%) webMethods
11 11 (0.68%) Cisco
12 10 (0.62%) Siebel
13 9 (0.56%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.56%) Sybase
14 8 (0.50%) Informatica
14 8 (0.50%) Thunderhead
15 7 (0.43%) Pega
16 6 (0.37%) Cloudera
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day + long term contracts
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
England
Mason Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Specific Expences
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £434.99 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £160 to £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago