The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 107 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1004 913 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.95% 1.85% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.00% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 554 459
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.98% +174.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.15 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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 +8 344 £364 +3.92% 62
South East +10 257 £326 +8.66% 38
North West +17 93 £303 +0.83% 30
Yorkshire -14 82 £295 +4.42% 24
South West -14 82 £300 - 19
West Midlands +14 47 £300 +7.14% 8
East of England -26 38 £319 +9.44% 10
East Midlands -17 23 £275 +14.58% 10
North East -18 19 £290 -20.54%
South Coast +7 10 - -
Midlands +7 7 £500 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 657 (35.76%) Test Scripting
2 573 (31.19%) SQL
3 555 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 428 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 392 (21.34%) ISEB
6 388 (21.12%) Finance
7 327 (17.80%) ISTQB
8 319 (17.37%) QA
9 301 (16.39%) Software Testing
10 297 (16.17%) Selenium
11 294 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
12 256 (13.94%) Java
13 242 (13.17%) Security Cleared
14 221 (12.03%) XML
15 220 (11.98%) Manual Testing
16 219 (11.92%) HP
17 216 (11.76%) Test Automation
18 209 (11.38%) Integration Testing
19 206 (11.21%) Banking
20 201 (10.94%) Oracle
21 187 (10.18%) Microsoft
22 179 (9.74%) BDD
23 172 (9.36%) Automated Testing
24 171 (9.31%) .NET
25 168 (9.15%) Regression Testing
25 168 (9.15%) Cucumber
25 168 (9.15%) System Testing
25 168 (9.15%) SC Cleared
26 166 (9.04%) Scrum
27 155 (8.44%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (1.25%) CMS
3 19 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.87%) IIS
6 13 (0.71%) SAS
7 11 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 11 (0.60%) Confluence
8 7 (0.38%) Documentum
9 6 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.33%) JBoss
9 6 (0.33%) LiveLink
10 5 (0.27%) ATG Dynamo
11 4 (0.22%) Apache
11 4 (0.22%) Node.js
11 4 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.054%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.054%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 113 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.12%) MS Office
3 11 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) MS Project
5 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.98%) SAP HR
1 18 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.65%) Magento
4 11 (0.60%) Summit
5 9 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
8 5 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.22%) Maximo
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.16%) TRIRIGA
10 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.09%) SaaS
2 13 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.33%) GitHub
3 6 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.054%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 15 (0.82%) Internet
3 14 (0.76%) Wireshark
4 8 (0.44%) SAN
4 8 (0.44%) DAB
5 7 (0.38%) HTTP
6 6 (0.33%) ATM
7 5 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.27%) Wireless
8 4 (0.22%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.22%) Firewall
8 4 (0.22%) DNS
9 3 (0.16%) SNMP
9 3 (0.16%) IPv4
9 3 (0.16%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.16%) UMTS
9 3 (0.16%) 3G
9 3 (0.16%) 4G
10 2 (0.11%) 2G
10 2 (0.11%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 39 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.42%) DB2
7 19 (1.03%) MySQL
8 18 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 17 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
12 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.44%) SAP BW
13 8 (0.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 297 (16.17%) Selenium
2 168 (9.15%) Cucumber
3 154 (8.38%) JIRA
4 117 (6.37%) SoapUI
5 107 (5.82%) WebDriver
6 105 (5.72%) HP UFT
7 97 (5.28%) LoadRunner
8 88 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 60 (3.27%) SpecFlow
10 58 (3.16%) Jenkins
11 50 (2.72%) Visual Studio
12 43 (2.34%) JMeter
13 32 (1.74%) Subversion
14 30 (1.63%) JUnit
15 29 (1.58%) Git (software)
16 19 (1.03%) Eclipse
17 15 (0.82%) Maven
17 15 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (0.76%) TestDirector
19 13 (0.71%) FitNesse
General
1 388 (21.12%) Finance
2 206 (11.21%) Banking
3 131 (7.13%) Retail
4 90 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.69%) Back Office
7 30 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 26 (1.42%) Billing
9 25 (1.36%) Marketing
10 23 (1.25%) Legal
10 23 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.87%) Automotive
12 14 (0.76%) Front Office
13 12 (0.65%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
15 7 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.38%) Advertising
15 7 (0.38%) Electronics
16 6 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (12.03%) XML
2 171 (9.31%) .NET
3 109 (5.93%) SOAP
4 104 (5.66%) Web Services
5 66 (3.59%) HTML
6 53 (2.89%) XML Messaging
7 46 (2.50%) Gherkin
8 29 (1.58%) ASP.NET
9 26 (1.42%) CSS
9 26 (1.42%) RESTful
10 25 (1.36%) Middleware
11 19 (1.03%) J2EE
12 17 (0.93%) JSON
13 12 (0.65%) REST
14 11 (0.60%) .NET Framework
14 11 (0.60%) JSP
14 11 (0.60%) XSD
15 10 (0.54%) Flash
15 10 (0.54%) WCF
16 9 (0.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 32 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 23 (1.25%) NHS
5 20 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 17 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 17 (0.93%) SWIFT
7 15 (0.82%) Fixed Income
8 13 (0.71%) Derivative
8 13 (0.71%) User Experience
9 12 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.60%) EPoS
11 10 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.54%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.44%) New Media
12 8 (0.44%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.44%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.44%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 155 (8.44%) UNIX
2 96 (5.23%) Windows
3 62 (3.38%) Linux
4 34 (1.85%) Android
4 34 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.49%) AIX
8 7 (0.38%) Solaris
9 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) VME
11 1 (0.054%) webOS
11 1 (0.054%) CentOS
11 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.054%) Debian
11 1 (0.054%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (35.76%) Test Scripting
2 555 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 428 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 301 (16.39%) Software Testing
5 220 (11.98%) Manual Testing
6 216 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 209 (11.38%) Integration Testing
8 179 (9.74%) BDD
9 172 (9.36%) Automated Testing
10 168 (9.15%) Regression Testing
10 168 (9.15%) System Testing
11 166 (9.04%) Scrum
12 150 (8.17%) Waterfall
13 143 (7.78%) Test Management
13 143 (7.78%) E-Commerce
14 137 (7.46%) Performance Testing
15 125 (6.80%) System Integration Testing
16 121 (6.59%) Test Strategy
17 116 (6.31%) TDD
18 112 (6.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 573 (31.19%) SQL
2 256 (13.94%) Java
3 148 (8.06%) C#
4 71 (3.86%) JavaScript
5 57 (3.10%) PL/SQL
6 47 (2.56%) Ruby
7 41 (2.23%) T-SQL
8 38 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 36 (1.96%) Perl
10 28 (1.52%) Python
11 18 (0.98%) C++
12 17 (0.93%) C
13 13 (0.71%) VBA
14 12 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.65%) PHP
15 10 (0.54%) VB
16 9 (0.49%) VBScript
17 7 (0.38%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.33%) Groovy
19 4 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 392 (21.34%) ISEB
2 327 (17.80%) ISTQB
3 242 (13.17%) Security Cleared
4 168 (9.15%) SC Cleared
5 152 (8.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 60 (3.27%) Degree
7 38 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) CISM
13 1 (0.054%) OSCP
13 1 (0.054%) CEH
13 1 (0.054%) MCTS
13 1 (0.054%) MCITP
13 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (17.37%) QA
2 8 (0.44%) Solvency II
3 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.33%) GAAP
4 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.27%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) Basel II
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.054%) SLA
7 1 (0.054%) Basel III
7 1 (0.054%) EMIR
7 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 18 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.054%) iptables
Systems Management
1 294 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.54%) Nessus
3 6 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.27%) Netcool
5 4 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.11%) Nmap
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.054%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.054%) Puppet
7 1 (0.054%) nmon
7 1 (0.054%) Iperf
7 1 (0.054%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.054%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.054%) Control-M
7 1 (0.054%) Nagios
Vendors
1 219 (11.92%) HP
2 201 (10.94%) Oracle
3 187 (10.18%) Microsoft
4 93 (5.06%) SAP
5 42 (2.29%) IBM
6 27 (1.47%) VMware
7 21 (1.14%) Citrix
8 15 (0.82%) Murex
9 14 (0.76%) Sybase
9 14 (0.76%) Endeca
10 13 (0.71%) ATG
10 13 (0.71%) Siebel
11 12 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
12 11 (0.60%) Teradata
12 11 (0.60%) Remedy
13 10 (0.54%) OpenText
13 10 (0.54%) hybris
13 10 (0.54%) Cognos
13 10 (0.54%) Cerner
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £425 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Rate: £0.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago