The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 394 409 396
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.040% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £345 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £353 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +22.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Test Analyst
England

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the London region.

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the London region.

Lead Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 1 £400 +15.94%
Lead Test Analyst
England

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) ETRM
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) VMS
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) MS Project

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (7.69%) MultiFonds
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) VMS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) ETRM
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft