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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 185 113 155
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 644 1033 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 2.04% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.15% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 680 508
Median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.82% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £27.40 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
43243 48091 49053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.95% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28473 31109 31489
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1878 2039
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -65 237 £375 +3.44% 38
South East -15 137 £325 +3.17% 16
West Midlands -12 59 £289 -3.75% 9
South West -22 56 £305 -11.59% 19
East Midlands +13 48 £313 +0.80% 1
East of England +23 41 £313 +4.16% 9
Yorkshire -54 27 £291 -2.91% 16
North West -75 27 £304 +1.41% 19
North East -43 9 £310 +1.63% 5
Midlands +4 5 £263 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 527 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (30.64%) Test Scripting
3 379 (27.07%) SQL
4 331 (23.64%) Finance
5 304 (21.71%) Selenium
6 284 (20.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 251 (17.93%) QA
8 245 (17.50%) Java
9 243 (17.36%) ISTQB
10 234 (16.71%) ISEB
11 225 (16.07%) JIRA
12 201 (14.36%) Regression Testing
13 192 (13.71%) Functional Testing
14 180 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
15 169 (12.07%) Manual Testing
16 168 (12.00%) Software Testing
17 165 (11.79%) Cucumber
18 154 (11.00%) BDD
19 146 (10.43%) Banking
20 144 (10.29%) Test Automation
21 143 (10.21%) Scrum
22 141 (10.07%) Oracle
23 136 (9.71%) HP
23 136 (9.71%) Defect Management
24 135 (9.64%) WebDriver
24 135 (9.64%) Integration Testing
25 126 (9.00%) Microsoft
25 126 (9.00%) Automation Testing
26 121 (8.64%) SoapUI
27 120 (8.57%) 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 49 (3.50%) Confluence
2 19 (1.36%) CMS
2 19 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.79%) SAS
5 9 (0.64%) IIS
5 9 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.36%) Drupal
8 5 (0.36%) JBoss
9 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.14%) Documentum
10 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.071%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.43%) MS Office
3 25 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.43%) Mingle
6 5 (0.36%) MS Project
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.14%) Sonata
4 13 (0.93%) SAP HR
5 12 (0.86%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.71%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.64%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.50%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.36%) TRIRIGA
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
4 10 (0.71%) GitHub
4 10 (0.71%) Office 365
5 6 (0.43%) SaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.071%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.071%) IaaS
7 1 (0.071%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.071%) Trello
7 1 (0.071%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.71%) Internet
2 16 (1.14%) HTTP
3 15 (1.07%) 4G
3 15 (1.07%) Wireless
4 14 (1.00%) LTE
5 11 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.57%) FTP
7 7 (0.50%) Firewall
8 6 (0.43%) PuTTY
9 5 (0.36%) VoIP
10 4 (0.29%) Network Security
10 4 (0.29%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.21%) 3G
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.21%) Intranet
11 3 (0.21%) MPLS
12 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 13 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.50%) Big Data
7 7 (0.50%) MS Access
7 7 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (0.36%) MySQL
10 4 (0.29%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 304 (21.71%) Selenium
2 225 (16.07%) JIRA
3 165 (11.79%) Cucumber
4 135 (9.64%) WebDriver
5 121 (8.64%) SoapUI
6 83 (5.93%) HP UFT
7 82 (5.86%) Jenkins
8 63 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (4.14%) JMeter
10 53 (3.79%) SpecFlow
11 38 (2.71%) JUnit
12 35 (2.50%) Git (software)
13 34 (2.43%) LoadRunner
14 33 (2.36%) Visual Studio
15 29 (2.07%) Maven
16 25 (1.79%) Appium
17 19 (1.36%) JBehave
18 17 (1.21%) Toad
19 16 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 14 (1.00%) Hudson
General
1 331 (23.64%) Finance
2 146 (10.43%) Banking
3 96 (6.86%) Retail
4 47 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.57%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.43%) Publishing
8 17 (1.21%) Back Office
9 15 (1.07%) Marketing
10 11 (0.79%) Games
11 9 (0.64%) Billing
12 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.50%) Advertising
13 7 (0.50%) Automotive
13 7 (0.50%) Front Office
14 6 (0.43%) Legal
14 6 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.36%) Law
16 4 (0.29%) Electronics
16 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (8.57%) XML
2 100 (7.14%) SOAP
3 94 (6.71%) .NET
4 92 (6.57%) Web Services
5 49 (3.50%) Gherkin
6 38 (2.71%) HTML
7 31 (2.21%) REST
8 25 (1.79%) RESTful
9 16 (1.14%) JSON
10 14 (1.00%) Spring
11 13 (0.93%) CSS
12 12 (0.86%) Node.js
13 11 (0.79%) HTML5
14 10 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (0.64%) AngularJS
15 9 (0.64%) J2EE
15 9 (0.64%) Middleware
16 8 (0.57%) ASP.NET
16 8 (0.57%) Hibernate
16 8 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (2.14%) Mobile App
3 24 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.50%) Equities
5 19 (1.36%) Derivative
6 15 (1.07%) EPoS
7 14 (1.00%) NHS
7 14 (1.00%) Smart Meter
8 13 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 12 (0.86%) Credit Risk
9 12 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
11 9 (0.64%) User Experience
12 7 (0.50%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.43%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.43%) Fintech
13 6 (0.43%) iPad
13 6 (0.43%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (8.43%) Unix
2 86 (6.14%) Windows
3 49 (3.50%) Linux
4 27 (1.93%) Android
4 27 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.71%) AIX
6 8 (0.57%) Solaris
7 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.071%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (30.64%) Test Scripting
3 284 (20.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 201 (14.36%) Regression Testing
5 192 (13.71%) Functional Testing
6 169 (12.07%) Manual Testing
7 168 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 154 (11.00%) BDD
9 144 (10.29%) Test Automation
10 143 (10.21%) Scrum
11 136 (9.71%) Defect Management
12 135 (9.64%) Integration Testing
13 126 (9.00%) Automation Testing
14 114 (8.14%) Performance Testing
14 114 (8.14%) Test Strategy
15 109 (7.79%) Automated Testing
16 95 (6.79%) Non-Functional Testing
17 94 (6.71%) System Integration Testing
18 91 (6.50%) Migration
19 88 (6.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 379 (27.07%) SQL
2 245 (17.50%) Java
3 113 (8.07%) C#
4 57 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 36 (2.57%) Python
5 36 (2.57%) Ruby
6 17 (1.21%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.14%) Groovy
8 14 (1.00%) VBScript
9 13 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 12 (0.86%) PHP
11 11 (0.79%) VBA
12 10 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.57%) C
14 8 (0.57%) Perl
14 8 (0.57%) VB
15 7 (0.50%) F#
16 5 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 243 (17.36%) ISTQB
2 234 (16.71%) ISEB
3 118 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 102 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 84 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 60 (4.29%) Degree
7 19 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.14%) MCSE
13 1 (0.071%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.071%) CCNP
13 1 (0.071%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.071%) MCITP
13 1 (0.071%) MCSA
13 1 (0.071%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (17.93%) QA
2 12 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (0.86%) SDET
3 7 (0.50%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.29%) Basel III
6 3 (0.21%) GxP
6 3 (0.21%) WCAG
7 2 (0.14%) COREP
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.14%) SEPA
7 2 (0.14%) WAI
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.071%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.43%) VMware ESX
2 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) XenApp
3 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 180 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.64%) Puppet
3 8 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (0.43%) Control-M
5 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.21%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.21%) nmon
7 3 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.14%) Ansible
8 2 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.14%) SCCM
9 1 (0.071%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 141 (10.07%) Oracle
2 136 (9.71%) HP
3 126 (9.00%) Microsoft
4 92 (6.57%) SAP
5 29 (2.07%) IBM
6 16 (1.14%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.93%) Siebel
7 13 (0.93%) webMethods
8 11 (0.79%) Sybase
8 11 (0.79%) Talend
8 11 (0.79%) VMware
9 8 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (0.57%) Thunderhead
10 6 (0.43%) Dell
10 6 (0.43%) Guidewire
10 6 (0.43%) Informatica
10 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.43%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.36%) Cognos
11 5 (0.36%) Teradata
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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