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 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / England
Rank 178 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 611 912 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.99% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.10% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 623 496
Median daily rate £325 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £19.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £83.85 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
39347 43465 43051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 94.90% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 28106 27435
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1337 1598 1727
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -45 230 £375 - 30
South East -38 113 £325 +8.24% 24
South West +3 68 £288 -16.66% 17
West Midlands -11 62 £288 -0.86% 6
East Midlands +6 45 £350 +16.66% 8
North West -37 32 £325 +14.03% 21
East of England -5 24 £325 +18.18% 9
Yorkshire -35 22 £279 -3.13% 12
North East -19 9 £270 -22.85% 1
Midlands +2 5 £300 - 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 487 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (32.10%) Test Scripting
3 328 (25.75%) SQL
4 299 (23.47%) Selenium
5 287 (22.53%) Finance
6 242 (19.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 226 (17.74%) QA
8 221 (17.35%) Java
9 201 (15.78%) ISTQB
10 194 (15.23%) Functional Testing
11 189 (14.84%) ISEB
12 175 (13.74%) Manual Testing
13 174 (13.66%) JIRA
13 174 (13.66%) Regression Testing
14 168 (13.19%) BDD
15 155 (12.17%) Cucumber
16 153 (12.01%) Banking
17 149 (11.70%) Test Automation
18 146 (11.46%) HP Quality Center
19 143 (11.22%) Scrum
20 138 (10.83%) Oracle
21 133 (10.44%) Software Testing
22 124 (9.73%) Integration Testing
23 123 (9.65%) C#
24 122 (9.58%) HP
25 119 (9.34%) WebDriver
26 118 (9.26%) Automation Testing
27 113 (8.87%) Defect Management
28 111 (8.71%) Automated Testing
28 111 (8.71%) 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 36 (2.83%) Confluence
2 18 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.18%) CMS
4 13 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 11 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (0.86%) SAS
6 9 (0.71%) IIS
7 8 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.55%) JBoss
9 6 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.39%) Drupal
10 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.31%) Moodle
12 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.16%) Documentum
13 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.078%) FileNet
14 1 (0.078%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.88%) MS Office
3 19 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.078%) HipChat
6 1 (0.078%) Mingle
6 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.71%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.47%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.47%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.39%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.78%) Office 365
3 9 (0.71%) GitHub
4 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.078%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.078%) IaaS
6 1 (0.078%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.078%) PaaS
6 1 (0.078%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.88%) Internet
2 16 (1.26%) HTTP
3 15 (1.18%) Wireless
4 14 (1.10%) 4G
4 14 (1.10%) LTE
5 13 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.63%) Firewall
6 8 (0.63%) FTP
7 3 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) MPLS
7 3 (0.24%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.24%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.16%) BGP
8 2 (0.16%) DMVPN
8 2 (0.16%) HSRP
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) VLAN
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.63%) Big Data
6 8 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.47%) DB2
7 6 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.39%) Data Mart
8 5 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.39%) MS Access
8 5 (0.39%) MySQL
8 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 299 (23.47%) Selenium
2 174 (13.66%) JIRA
3 155 (12.17%) Cucumber
4 119 (9.34%) WebDriver
5 106 (8.32%) SoapUI
6 88 (6.91%) HP UFT
7 79 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (5.97%) Jenkins
9 57 (4.47%) SpecFlow
10 51 (4.00%) JMeter
11 41 (3.22%) Visual Studio
12 40 (3.14%) LoadRunner
13 39 (3.06%) Git (software)
14 30 (2.35%) JUnit
15 28 (2.20%) Appium
16 25 (1.96%) Eclipse
17 23 (1.81%) JBehave
18 19 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (1.41%) Maven
20 16 (1.26%) Zephyr
General
1 287 (22.53%) Finance
2 153 (12.01%) Banking
3 96 (7.54%) Retail
4 36 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.88%) Back Office
6 22 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.02%) Publishing
9 11 (0.86%) Games
9 11 (0.86%) Marketing
10 9 (0.71%) Legal
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Front Office
12 7 (0.55%) Billing
12 7 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.47%) Automotive
14 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (8.40%) XML
2 104 (8.16%) .NET
3 89 (6.99%) SOAP
4 70 (5.49%) Web Services
5 48 (3.77%) Gherkin
6 29 (2.28%) REST
7 26 (2.04%) HTML
7 26 (2.04%) RESTful
8 19 (1.49%) JSON
9 13 (1.02%) Spring
10 10 (0.78%) CSS
10 10 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (0.71%) Hibernate
11 9 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (0.71%) XML Messaging
12 8 (0.63%) Ajax
12 8 (0.63%) Middleware
13 7 (0.55%) HTML5
13 7 (0.55%) Java EE
13 7 (0.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 21 (1.65%) Smart Meter
5 19 (1.49%) Derivative
6 17 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.26%) EPoS
8 14 (1.10%) NHS
9 13 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.02%) User Experience
10 11 (0.86%) Equities
11 10 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.71%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.71%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (0.55%) Fintech
15 6 (0.47%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.47%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.40%) Unix
2 81 (6.36%) Windows
3 44 (3.45%) Linux
4 22 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.65%) Android
6 6 (0.47%) AIX
6 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.31%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.078%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (32.10%) Test Scripting
3 242 (19.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 194 (15.23%) Functional Testing
5 175 (13.74%) Manual Testing
6 174 (13.66%) Regression Testing
7 168 (13.19%) BDD
8 149 (11.70%) Test Automation
9 143 (11.22%) Scrum
10 133 (10.44%) Software Testing
11 124 (9.73%) Integration Testing
12 118 (9.26%) Automation Testing
13 113 (8.87%) Defect Management
14 111 (8.71%) Automated Testing
15 105 (8.24%) Non-Functional Testing
16 104 (8.16%) Test Strategy
17 103 (8.08%) System Integration Testing
18 102 (8.01%) TDD
19 92 (7.22%) Performance Testing
20 83 (6.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (25.75%) SQL
2 221 (17.35%) Java
3 123 (9.65%) C#
4 41 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 31 (2.43%) Python
6 30 (2.35%) Ruby
7 21 (1.65%) Groovy
8 17 (1.33%) VBScript
9 15 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.94%) Perl
11 12 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.86%) F#
12 11 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.78%) C
13 10 (0.78%) C++
14 9 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.71%) COBOL
14 9 (0.71%) VBA
15 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 201 (15.78%) ISTQB
2 189 (14.84%) ISEB
3 106 (8.32%) Security Cleared
4 76 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 72 (5.65%) SC Cleared
6 46 (3.61%) Degree
7 13 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.078%) CCNP
13 1 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.078%) MCITP
13 1 (0.078%) MCSA
13 1 (0.078%) MCSE
13 1 (0.078%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (17.74%) QA
2 9 (0.71%) SDET
3 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.31%) HL7
5 4 (0.31%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) Basel III
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.16%) MiFID
6 2 (0.16%) WAI
7 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.078%) EMIR
7 1 (0.078%) GxP
7 1 (0.078%) IFRS
7 1 (0.078%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.078%) SEPA
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
7 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.31%) XenApp
4 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 146 (11.46%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
2 9 (0.71%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.31%) Control-M
3 4 (0.31%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.31%) nmon
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.16%) Ansible
4 2 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.078%) Netcool
5 1 (0.078%) OpenView
5 1 (0.078%) SCCM
5 1 (0.078%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 138 (10.83%) Oracle
2 122 (9.58%) HP
3 111 (8.71%) Microsoft
4 65 (5.10%) SAP
5 30 (2.35%) IBM
6 17 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.18%) Guidewire
8 12 (0.94%) VMware
8 12 (0.94%) webMethods
9 10 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (0.71%) Siebel
11 8 (0.63%) Cisco
11 8 (0.63%) Citrix
11 8 (0.63%) Murex
12 6 (0.47%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.47%) Informatica
13 5 (0.39%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.39%) Sybase
13 5 (0.39%) Teradata
13 5 (0.39%) Xamarin
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £275 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £250 - £297.50 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £314 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NCC Group
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day plus travel & accommodation expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West
Robert Walters
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago