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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 392 383 361
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 34 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 36
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£403 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 +19 13 £425 -10.52% 1
Hounslow - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) QA
3 24 (36.92%) Finance
4 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Selenium
6 19 (29.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (26.15%) Java
8 15 (23.08%) Banking
9 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
10 13 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (20.00%) C#
11 12 (18.46%) TDD
11 12 (18.46%) Test Scripting
11 12 (18.46%) Automation Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
12 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 10 (15.38%) BDD
14 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.85%) .NET
14 9 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (12.31%) Oracle
15 8 (12.31%) XML
15 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
15 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
16 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
16 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
16 7 (10.77%) System Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (4.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
1 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
1 2 (3.08%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) QlikView
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Selenium
2 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
5 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.69%) JMeter
7 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.62%) Hudson
8 3 (4.62%) Sahi
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) WATIR
9 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.08%) JUnit
9 2 (3.08%) NUnit
9 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.08%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.54%) Bower
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Banking
3 10 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Front Office
5 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) Web Services
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) Middleware
4 2 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.08%) RESTful
4 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.54%) JMX
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Spread Betting
3 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.08%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) IPTV
4 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Android
1 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
4 12 (18.46%) Automation Testing
4 12 (18.46%) Test Scripting
4 12 (18.46%) TDD
5 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 10 (15.38%) BDD
6 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
7 7 (10.77%) System Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) Ruby
5 3 (4.62%) Scala
6 2 (3.08%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Delphi
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) ISEB
1 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.54%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) BMC
5 1 (1.54%) Charles River
5 1 (1.54%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.54%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.54%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) Trayport
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