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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 159 140 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 797 848 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.69% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.79% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 542 622
Median daily rate £335 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £27.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £58.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £28.83
% change year-on-year
-19.09% -4.59%
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
46884 47464 45584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30954 30430 28412
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1810 1872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 279 £375 +4.16% 40
South East -34 177 £350 +7.69% 28
South West +14 69 £324 +7.91% 11
North West -12 68 £325 +14.03% 24
Yorkshire -6 59 £313 +11.60% 16
West Midlands -8 55 £299 +1.27% 16
East of England +17 39 £305 -12.85% 9
North East -53 25 £300 -10.44% 2
East Midlands -7 22 £300 -4.76% 5
Midlands -5 5 £300 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 592 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 498 (29.36%) SQL
4 487 (28.71%) Finance
5 384 (22.64%) ISEB
6 382 (22.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 354 (20.87%) ISTQB
8 301 (17.75%) QA
9 271 (15.98%) Selenium
10 244 (14.39%) Software Testing
11 233 (13.74%) Functional Testing
12 227 (13.38%) HP Quality Center
12 227 (13.38%) Banking
13 223 (13.15%) Java
14 214 (12.62%) HP
15 208 (12.26%) Regression Testing
16 204 (12.03%) JIRA
17 195 (11.50%) Integration Testing
18 193 (11.38%) Oracle
19 181 (10.67%) Scrum
20 180 (10.61%) Security Cleared
21 170 (10.02%) Microsoft
22 163 (9.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 162 (9.55%) Manual Testing
24 153 (9.02%) Defect Management
25 142 (8.37%) Non-Functional Testing
26 138 (8.14%) Cucumber
27 137 (8.08%) Test Automation
27 137 (8.08%) System Integration Testing
27 137 (8.08%) 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 46 (2.71%) Confluence
1 46 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 16 (0.94%) SAS
4 11 (0.65%) CMS
4 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.53%) Apache
5 9 (0.53%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.47%) JBoss
7 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.41%) IIS
8 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.18%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.18%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 2 (0.12%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 90 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.30%) MS Office
3 13 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.35%) Mingle
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 11 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.53%) Magento
6 9 (0.53%) SAP HCM
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.35%) Maximo
8 6 (0.35%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.35%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.35%) Sonata
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.24%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.24%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
4 9 (0.53%) Office 365
5 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) GitHub
7 3 (0.18%) SaaS
8 1 (0.059%) Boomi
8 1 (0.059%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.059%) Force.com
8 1 (0.059%) PaaS
8 1 (0.059%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.59%) Internet
2 23 (1.36%) HTTP
3 11 (0.65%) VPN
4 10 (0.59%) LAN
4 10 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.59%) WAN
5 8 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.41%) DNS
7 6 (0.35%) FTP
8 5 (0.29%) SAN
8 5 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.24%) 802.15
9 4 (0.24%) Intranet
9 4 (0.24%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.24%) IPv6
9 4 (0.24%) Skype
9 4 (0.24%) SSL
9 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.18%) ATM
10 3 (0.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 24 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
5 23 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 16 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (0.59%) Pentaho
11 9 (0.53%) Data Mart
11 9 (0.53%) DB2
12 7 (0.41%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
13 6 (0.35%) MS Access
13 6 (0.35%) MySQL
13 6 (0.35%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.29%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 271 (15.98%) Selenium
2 204 (12.03%) JIRA
3 138 (8.14%) Cucumber
4 116 (6.84%) SoapUI
5 102 (6.01%) HP UFT
5 102 (6.01%) WebDriver
6 84 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 77 (4.54%) LoadRunner
8 60 (3.54%) SpecFlow
9 53 (3.13%) Jenkins
10 47 (2.77%) JMeter
11 32 (1.89%) Maven
11 32 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 31 (1.83%) JUnit
13 24 (1.42%) Toad
14 22 (1.30%) Git (software)
14 22 (1.30%) Protractor
15 15 (0.88%) Capybara
16 14 (0.83%) Appium
16 14 (0.83%) TestDirector
General
1 487 (28.71%) Finance
2 227 (13.38%) Banking
3 130 (7.67%) Retail
4 60 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.12%) Retail Banking
7 19 (1.12%) Billing
7 19 (1.12%) Front Office
8 16 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.77%) Marketing
10 12 (0.71%) Games
10 12 (0.71%) Legal
11 11 (0.65%) Electronics
11 11 (0.65%) Publishing
12 10 (0.59%) Back Office
13 8 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.41%) Advertising
14 7 (0.41%) Law
15 6 (0.35%) Automotive
16 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (8.08%) XML
2 98 (5.78%) .NET
3 88 (5.19%) SOAP
4 76 (4.48%) Web Services
5 59 (3.48%) Gherkin
6 50 (2.95%) HTML
7 30 (1.77%) ASP.NET
8 23 (1.36%) AngularJS
9 20 (1.18%) REST
10 19 (1.12%) XML Messaging
11 18 (1.06%) CSS
12 16 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (0.83%) Spring Boot
14 13 (0.77%) Middleware
15 12 (0.71%) Ajax
16 11 (0.65%) RESTful
16 11 (0.65%) Spring
17 10 (0.59%) Node.js
17 10 (0.59%) WebCenter
18 9 (0.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 29 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.42%) Equities
6 22 (1.30%) Derivative
7 19 (1.12%) Fixed Income
8 18 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.06%) Smart Meter
9 16 (0.94%) NHS
10 15 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 12 (0.71%) User Experience
12 11 (0.65%) EPoS
12 11 (0.65%) IVR
13 10 (0.59%) AS400
13 10 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.59%) iPad
13 10 (0.59%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 128 (7.55%) Unix
2 87 (5.13%) Windows
3 57 (3.36%) Linux
4 15 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.71%) Android
6 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.18%) VMS
12 2 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.059%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.059%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 382 (22.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 244 (14.39%) Software Testing
5 233 (13.74%) Functional Testing
6 208 (12.26%) Regression Testing
7 195 (11.50%) Integration Testing
8 181 (10.67%) Scrum
9 162 (9.55%) Manual Testing
10 153 (9.02%) Defect Management
11 142 (8.37%) Non-Functional Testing
12 137 (8.08%) System Integration Testing
12 137 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 132 (7.78%) BDD
14 127 (7.49%) System Testing
14 127 (7.49%) Test Strategy
15 126 (7.43%) Automation Testing
16 121 (7.13%) Performance Testing
17 119 (7.02%) Waterfall
18 117 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 498 (29.36%) SQL
2 223 (13.15%) Java
3 117 (6.90%) C#
4 69 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 61 (3.60%) PL/SQL
6 53 (3.13%) Ruby
7 26 (1.53%) VB
8 23 (1.36%) Python
9 19 (1.12%) VBA
10 17 (1.00%) VBScript
11 15 (0.88%) PHP
12 14 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.71%) C
14 12 (0.71%) Groovy
15 9 (0.53%) Perl
15 9 (0.53%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.41%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.35%) C++
18 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 384 (22.64%) ISEB
2 354 (20.87%) ISTQB
3 180 (10.61%) Security Cleared
4 163 (9.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 126 (7.43%) SC Cleared
6 68 (4.01%) Degree
7 20 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.24%) CCNA
14 4 (0.24%) MCITP
15 2 (0.12%) ECDL
15 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.12%) MCP
15 2 (0.12%) SAS Certification
16 1 (0.059%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (17.75%) QA
2 8 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (0.47%) SDET
2 8 (0.47%) Solvency II
3 7 (0.41%) SEPA
4 5 (0.29%) HL7
5 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.18%) FedRAMP
5 3 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.12%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) GPG13
6 2 (0.12%) GxP
6 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
6 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.059%) Basel III
7 1 (0.059%) COREP
7 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.18%) Firmware
6 3 (0.18%) vSphere
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.059%) Docker
Systems Management
1 227 (13.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (0.29%) SCCM
3 4 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.12%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.059%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.059%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.059%) DameWare
6 1 (0.059%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.059%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.059%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.059%) WMI
Vendors
1 214 (12.62%) HP
2 193 (11.38%) Oracle
3 170 (10.02%) Microsoft
4 94 (5.54%) SAP
5 53 (3.13%) IBM
6 30 (1.77%) VMware
7 28 (1.65%) Cognos
8 16 (0.94%) Citrix
9 15 (0.88%) Pega
10 14 (0.83%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.83%) Rally
11 12 (0.71%) Murex
11 12 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.71%) Talend
12 11 (0.65%) Siebel
13 10 (0.59%) Informatica
14 9 (0.53%) Cisco
15 8 (0.47%) Sybase
15 8 (0.47%) webMethods
16 6 (0.35%) ATG
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vesta Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Winchester
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 per annum
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Rate: £250 - 325 per day
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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