The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 369 380 350
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 41 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 28
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£401 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £297 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £518 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 +28 11 £426 -10.26% 2
Chiswick - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 28 (43.75%) Finance
3 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (26.56%) Banking
6 16 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
8 13 (20.31%) Selenium
9 12 (18.75%) QA
9 12 (18.75%) Cucumber
10 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
10 11 (17.19%) JIRA
10 11 (17.19%) Migration
10 11 (17.19%) .NET
11 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (14.06%) Investment Banking
13 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
13 8 (12.50%) ISEB
14 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.94%) Java
14 7 (10.94%) SOAP
14 7 (10.94%) Web Services
14 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
14 7 (10.94%) BDD
14 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
15 6 (9.38%) XML
15 6 (9.38%) Oracle
15 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
15 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) CICS
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.56%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.56%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) QlikView
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Selenium
2 12 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 11 (17.19%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.69%) Geb
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) Calabash
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.56%) Lombardi
7 1 (1.56%) JBehave
7 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.56%) NUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) SOAP
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) XML
4 5 (7.81%) REST
5 4 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.69%) MSMQ
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.13%) JSON
7 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.56%) HTML
8 1 (1.56%) COM
8 1 (1.56%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.56%) Velocity
8 1 (1.56%) YAML
8 1 (1.56%) RESTful
8 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.69%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) DTV
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
5 11 (17.19%) Migration
5 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.94%) BDD
6 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.25%) Test Management
10 3 (4.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) COBOL
5 1 (1.56%) JCL
5 1 (1.56%) Groovy
5 1 (1.56%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) ISEB
1 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) HL7
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) IBM