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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 378 382 355
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 25 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.85%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 +4 10 £440 -12.00% 4
Hammersmith - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) Finance
3 22 (38.60%) QA
4 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
5 14 (24.56%) Selenium
6 13 (22.81%) Banking
6 13 (22.81%) Java
6 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (17.54%) .NET
10 9 (15.79%) C#
10 9 (15.79%) XML
10 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
11 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
11 8 (14.04%) Oracle
11 8 (14.04%) Migration
12 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.28%) TDD
12 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
12 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
13 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.53%) System Testing
13 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
13 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
13 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.51%) DNS
1 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
1 2 (3.51%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Selenium
2 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
3 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.77%) JMeter
5 5 (8.77%) FitNesse
5 5 (8.77%) JIRA
6 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Hudson
7 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.51%) Sahi
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.51%) WATIR
7 2 (3.51%) NUnit
7 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 2 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) Spread Betting
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Android
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
3 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.04%) Migration
6 7 (12.28%) TDD
6 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.53%) System Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.77%) BDD
8 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) ETL
9 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby
4 3 (5.26%) Scala
5 2 (3.51%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Delphi
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (38.60%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.75%) Basel II
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.75%) BMC
5 1 (1.75%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) Trayport
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