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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / England
Rank 168 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 630 870 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.85% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.94% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 614 561
Median daily rate £325 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £21.20 £36.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.24 £22.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £141.65 £108.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.61% +21.66%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -22 236 £375 -3.22% 37
South East -41 108 £325 +8.15% 27
South West +12 80 £300 -3.22% 19
East Midlands +4 50 £350 +18.64% 9
West Midlands -7 49 £300 +7.14% 11
North West -21 36 £313 +7.75% 17
Yorkshire -8 24 £295 +4.05% 20
East of England -20 24 £300 +9.09% 9
North East -19 16 £300 -6.97% 3
Midlands +2 5 £300 +50.00% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 459 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (31.48%) Test Scripting
3 329 (26.09%) SQL
4 283 (22.44%) Selenium
5 278 (22.05%) Finance
6 235 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 216 (17.13%) Java
8 208 (16.49%) QA
9 203 (16.10%) ISTQB
10 189 (14.99%) ISEB
10 189 (14.99%) Functional Testing
11 181 (14.35%) Manual Testing
12 166 (13.16%) Banking
13 165 (13.08%) Regression Testing
14 162 (12.85%) JIRA
15 151 (11.97%) BDD
16 147 (11.66%) Cucumber
17 143 (11.34%) Test Automation
18 141 (11.18%) Software Testing
19 135 (10.71%) Scrum
20 132 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
21 129 (10.23%) HP
22 128 (10.15%) Oracle
23 119 (9.44%) Automation Testing
24 118 (9.36%) Integration Testing
25 116 (9.20%) C#
26 114 (9.04%) WebDriver
27 112 (8.88%) Defect Management
28 109 (8.64%) Automated Testing
29 104 (8.25%) Microsoft

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 29 (2.30%) Confluence
2 18 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.35%) CMS
4 12 (0.95%) SAS
5 10 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.40%) Drupal
7 5 (0.40%) IIS
7 5 (0.40%) JBoss
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.32%) Moodle
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.16%) Apache
10 2 (0.16%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.98%) MS Office
3 12 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) Mingle
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.079%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 26 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.48%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.48%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.40%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.32%) Lorenzo
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.32%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.71%) Office 365
3 7 (0.56%) GitHub
4 6 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.16%) SaaS
7 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.079%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.079%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.079%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.90%) Internet
2 15 (1.19%) Wireless
3 14 (1.11%) 4G
3 14 (1.11%) LTE
4 11 (0.87%) HTTP
5 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.40%) Firewall
6 5 (0.40%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.32%) FTP
7 4 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.16%) BGP
9 2 (0.16%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.16%) HSRP
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) SNMP
9 2 (0.16%) VLAN
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 2 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 22 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (0.71%) DB2
6 8 (0.63%) Big Data
6 8 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.48%) MySQL
8 5 (0.40%) Data Mart
8 5 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
8 5 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.40%) PowerCenter
8 5 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.40%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 283 (22.44%) Selenium
2 162 (12.85%) JIRA
3 147 (11.66%) Cucumber
4 114 (9.04%) WebDriver
5 92 (7.30%) SoapUI
6 91 (7.22%) HP UFT
7 74 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (5.63%) Jenkins
9 47 (3.73%) JMeter
9 47 (3.73%) LoadRunner
10 43 (3.41%) Visual Studio
11 41 (3.25%) Git (software)
11 41 (3.25%) SpecFlow
12 31 (2.46%) Appium
13 25 (1.98%) Eclipse
14 24 (1.90%) JUnit
15 23 (1.82%) JBehave
16 18 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (1.27%) Maven
18 15 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 278 (22.05%) Finance
2 166 (13.16%) Banking
3 93 (7.38%) Retail
4 34 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.90%) Back Office
6 24 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 11 (0.87%) Marketing
7 11 (0.87%) Publishing
8 10 (0.79%) Advertising
9 9 (0.71%) Billing
9 9 (0.71%) Games
9 9 (0.71%) Legal
9 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.48%) Front Office
11 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.40%) Law
11 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.24%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (7.30%) XML
2 86 (6.82%) .NET
3 76 (6.03%) SOAP
4 57 (4.52%) Web Services
5 43 (3.41%) Gherkin
6 27 (2.14%) HTML
7 25 (1.98%) REST
8 21 (1.67%) JSON
8 21 (1.67%) RESTful
9 11 (0.87%) Spring
10 10 (0.79%) CSS
11 8 (0.63%) HTML5
11 8 (0.63%) Middleware
11 8 (0.63%) XML Messaging
12 7 (0.56%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (0.48%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.40%) Flash
14 5 (0.40%) J2EE
14 5 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 23 (1.82%) Smart Meter
5 18 (1.43%) Derivative
6 17 (1.35%) NHS
7 16 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 12 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 12 (0.95%) User Experience
10 9 (0.71%) Equities
11 8 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.63%) EPoS
12 7 (0.56%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
13 6 (0.48%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.48%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.32%) Fintech
14 4 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.09%) Unix
2 68 (5.39%) Windows
3 41 (3.25%) Linux
4 23 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.74%) Android
6 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.32%) AIX
8 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.24%) Solaris
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (31.48%) Test Scripting
3 235 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 189 (14.99%) Functional Testing
5 181 (14.35%) Manual Testing
6 165 (13.08%) Regression Testing
7 151 (11.97%) BDD
8 143 (11.34%) Test Automation
9 141 (11.18%) Software Testing
10 135 (10.71%) Scrum
11 119 (9.44%) Automation Testing
12 118 (9.36%) Integration Testing
13 112 (8.88%) Defect Management
14 109 (8.64%) Automated Testing
15 104 (8.25%) Non-Functional Testing
15 104 (8.25%) System Integration Testing
16 103 (8.17%) Test Strategy
17 92 (7.30%) Performance Testing
17 92 (7.30%) TDD
18 90 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (26.09%) SQL
2 216 (17.13%) Java
3 116 (9.20%) C#
4 41 (3.25%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.22%) Python
5 28 (2.22%) Ruby
6 17 (1.35%) Groovy
7 14 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.11%) VBScript
8 13 (1.03%) VBA
9 12 (0.95%) C++
9 12 (0.95%) F#
9 12 (0.95%) Perl
9 12 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 11 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 11 (0.87%) C
10 11 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 11 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 203 (16.10%) ISTQB
2 189 (14.99%) ISEB
3 101 (8.01%) Security Cleared
4 77 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 69 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 32 (2.54%) Degree
7 18 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.079%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.079%) CCNP
12 1 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.079%) MCITP
12 1 (0.079%) MCSA
12 1 (0.079%) MCSE
12 1 (0.079%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (16.49%) QA
2 6 (0.48%) HL7
3 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.40%) SDET
4 4 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.32%) MiFID
4 4 (0.32%) WCAG
5 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) WAI
7 1 (0.079%) Basel II
7 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.079%) PMO
7 1 (0.079%) SEPA
7 1 (0.079%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.079%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 9 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.32%) XenApp
2 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.079%) Docker
4 1 (0.079%) Firmware
4 1 (0.079%) HDFS
4 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 132 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.11%) Tivoli
2 14 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 9 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (0.56%) Ganglia
4 7 (0.56%) nmon
5 5 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.32%) Puppet
7 3 (0.24%) Control-M
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.16%) SCCM
8 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.079%) Graphite
9 1 (0.079%) Netcool
9 1 (0.079%) OpenView
Vendors
1 129 (10.23%) HP
2 128 (10.15%) Oracle
3 104 (8.25%) Microsoft
4 58 (4.60%) SAP
5 37 (2.93%) IBM
6 14 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.11%) Guidewire
7 11 (0.87%) Citrix
8 10 (0.79%) Murex
8 10 (0.79%) VMware
9 8 (0.63%) AppDynamics
9 8 (0.63%) Informatica
9 8 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.56%) webMethods
11 6 (0.48%) Cisco
11 6 (0.48%) Siebel
11 6 (0.48%) Sybase
12 5 (0.40%) Intel Security
12 5 (0.40%) Teradata
West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Omni RMS
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CAG Recruitment
Rate: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable on salary, Multiple Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Crimson Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 20 days ago