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 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 139 149 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 860 779 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.58% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.66% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 482 651
Median daily rate £330 £320 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £308 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Median hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £23.00 £24.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £47.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +26 312 £380 +8.57% 42
South East -15 183 £318 -0.78% 24
West Midlands +33 78 £300 - 19
South West +8 68 £300 -4.00% 17
Yorkshire 0 61 £315 +10.52% 29
North West -26 61 £325 +20.37% 20
East Midlands +14 34 £300 -3.22% 9
East of England -5 33 £294 -2.08% 19
North East -34 27 £300 -16.21% 2
Midlands -2 4 £325 +30.00%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 609 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (33.12%) Test Scripting
3 525 (30.35%) SQL
4 490 (28.32%) Finance
5 408 (23.58%) ISEB
6 382 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 378 (21.85%) ISTQB
8 315 (18.21%) QA
9 283 (16.36%) Selenium
10 253 (14.62%) HP Quality Center
11 251 (14.51%) Software Testing
12 224 (12.95%) Functional Testing
13 221 (12.77%) Java
14 219 (12.66%) Banking
15 212 (12.25%) HP
16 209 (12.08%) Oracle
17 196 (11.33%) Security Cleared
18 195 (11.27%) Regression Testing
18 195 (11.27%) JIRA
19 190 (10.98%) Integration Testing
20 182 (10.52%) Microsoft
21 181 (10.46%) Scrum
22 178 (10.29%) Manual Testing
23 167 (9.65%) Test Automation
24 163 (9.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 156 (9.02%) BDD
26 151 (8.73%) Cucumber
27 150 (8.67%) Defect Management
28 146 (8.44%) Retail
29 142 (8.21%) System Integration Testing

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 55 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.20%) Confluence
3 20 (1.16%) Node.js
4 18 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.69%) SAS
6 10 (0.58%) CMS
6 10 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.46%) Apache
7 8 (0.46%) IIS
7 8 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.40%) JBoss
8 7 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.29%) SAP Portal
10 4 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.17%) ATG Dynamo
11 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 2 (0.12%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 88 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 76 (4.39%) MS Office
3 10 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) Mingle
5 3 (0.17%) MS Project
5 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.16%) Magento
2 19 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.52%) SAP HCM
7 8 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.35%) Maximo
9 6 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.29%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.23%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.23%) SAP WM
11 4 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.69%) GitHub
4 9 (0.52%) Office 365
5 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.23%) SaaS
7 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.058%) Boomi
8 1 (0.058%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.058%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.27%) HTTP
2 14 (0.81%) Internet
3 13 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.69%) FTP
5 11 (0.64%) VPN
6 10 (0.58%) LAN
6 10 (0.58%) WAN
7 6 (0.35%) DNS
7 6 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.35%) SAN
7 6 (0.35%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.29%) Skype
9 4 (0.23%) Intranet
9 4 (0.23%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.23%) SSL
9 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.17%) GSM
10 3 (0.17%) H.323
10 3 (0.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (0.98%) Data Mining
7 17 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (0.92%) MongoDB
9 12 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (0.58%) DB2
11 10 (0.58%) Pentaho
11 10 (0.58%) SAP BI
12 9 (0.52%) Data Mart
13 8 (0.46%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.40%) Big Data
14 7 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
14 7 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 283 (16.36%) Selenium
2 195 (11.27%) JIRA
3 151 (8.73%) Cucumber
4 117 (6.76%) SoapUI
5 114 (6.59%) WebDriver
6 108 (6.24%) HP UFT
7 105 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 89 (5.14%) LoadRunner
9 67 (3.87%) SpecFlow
10 53 (3.06%) Jenkins
11 49 (2.83%) JMeter
12 47 (2.72%) Visual Studio
13 35 (2.02%) Toad
14 26 (1.50%) Git (software)
15 25 (1.45%) Maven
16 24 (1.39%) Protractor
17 23 (1.33%) JUnit
18 18 (1.04%) Appium
18 18 (1.04%) Capybara
19 15 (0.87%) FitNesse
General
1 490 (28.32%) Finance
2 219 (12.66%) Banking
3 146 (8.44%) Retail
4 64 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 22 (1.27%) Front Office
8 21 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.04%) Billing
9 18 (1.04%) Marketing
10 16 (0.92%) Electronics
11 12 (0.69%) Games
12 11 (0.64%) Legal
13 10 (0.58%) Law
14 9 (0.52%) Advertising
14 9 (0.52%) Back Office
14 9 (0.52%) Publishing
15 8 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.35%) Automotive
17 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (8.15%) XML
2 110 (6.36%) .NET
3 87 (5.03%) SOAP
4 83 (4.80%) Web Services
5 67 (3.87%) Gherkin
6 50 (2.89%) HTML
7 30 (1.73%) ASP.NET
8 26 (1.50%) AngularJS
9 21 (1.21%) XML Messaging
10 19 (1.10%) REST
11 18 (1.04%) CSS
12 17 (0.98%) Middleware
13 16 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (0.81%) Spring Boot
15 13 (0.75%) Spring
16 12 (0.69%) Ajax
16 12 (0.69%) RESTful
16 12 (0.69%) WebCenter
17 10 (0.58%) Hibernate
18 9 (0.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 103 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 23 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.27%) Derivative
6 20 (1.16%) Equities
6 20 (1.16%) Smart Meter
7 18 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 17 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 17 (0.98%) NHS
9 14 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 12 (0.69%) Credit Risk
10 12 (0.69%) User Experience
11 11 (0.64%) EPoS
11 11 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (0.58%) AS400
12 10 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.58%) IVR
13 8 (0.46%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 129 (7.46%) Unix
2 101 (5.84%) Windows
3 66 (3.82%) Linux
4 14 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.69%) Android
6 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.17%) VMS
12 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.058%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.058%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (33.12%) Test Scripting
3 382 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 251 (14.51%) Software Testing
5 224 (12.95%) Functional Testing
6 195 (11.27%) Regression Testing
7 190 (10.98%) Integration Testing
8 181 (10.46%) Scrum
9 178 (10.29%) Manual Testing
10 167 (9.65%) Test Automation
11 156 (9.02%) BDD
12 150 (8.67%) Defect Management
13 142 (8.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 142 (8.21%) System Integration Testing
14 141 (8.15%) Automation Testing
15 137 (7.92%) Automated Testing
16 126 (7.28%) Waterfall
17 122 (7.05%) SDLC
18 118 (6.82%) Test Strategy
19 117 (6.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 525 (30.35%) SQL
2 221 (12.77%) Java
3 133 (7.69%) C#
4 85 (4.91%) JavaScript
5 74 (4.28%) PL/SQL
6 65 (3.76%) Ruby
7 35 (2.02%) VB
8 29 (1.68%) Python
9 27 (1.56%) VBScript
10 20 (1.16%) VBA
11 18 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.75%) C++
13 13 (0.75%) Perl
13 13 (0.75%) PHP
14 12 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.69%) C
14 12 (0.69%) Groovy
15 8 (0.46%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 408 (23.58%) ISEB
2 378 (21.85%) ISTQB
3 196 (11.33%) Security Cleared
4 163 (9.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 130 (7.51%) SC Cleared
6 56 (3.24%) Degree
7 29 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.23%) CCNA
13 4 (0.23%) MCITP
14 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.12%) ECDL
15 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.12%) SAS Certification
16 1 (0.058%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (18.21%) QA
2 10 (0.58%) SDET
3 7 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.35%) SEPA
5 5 (0.29%) HL7
5 5 (0.29%) SLA
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.17%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) EMIR
7 2 (0.12%) GPG13
7 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.058%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.58%) Docker
4 7 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.23%) Firmware
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 253 (14.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.17%) nmon
3 3 (0.17%) SCCM
4 2 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.058%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.058%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.058%) DameWare
5 1 (0.058%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.058%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.058%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.058%) WMI
Vendors
1 212 (12.25%) HP
2 209 (12.08%) Oracle
3 182 (10.52%) Microsoft
4 96 (5.55%) SAP
5 63 (3.64%) IBM
6 34 (1.97%) Cognos
7 29 (1.68%) VMware
8 18 (1.04%) Citrix
9 15 (0.87%) Murex
10 14 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.81%) Pega
11 13 (0.75%) Rally
12 12 (0.69%) Informatica
12 12 (0.69%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.64%) Siebel
14 10 (0.58%) Cisco
15 8 (0.46%) ATG
15 8 (0.46%) Kronos
16 6 (0.35%) Cloudera
16 6 (0.35%) Teradata
East Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
AWD Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 pro rata + Travel Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Blackpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago