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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 370 362 357
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 33 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 27
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£425 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -4.84%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 8 £475 +2.70% 6
Croydon - 5 - -
Feltham - 1 £365 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Finance
3 24 (31.17%) Banking
4 23 (29.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (25.97%) Software Testing
6 18 (23.38%) Selenium
7 17 (22.08%) Test Scripting
8 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
9 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
9 15 (19.48%) Migration
10 14 (18.18%) JIRA
10 14 (18.18%) QA
11 13 (16.88%) Java
12 12 (15.58%) .NET
12 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
12 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (14.29%) Scrum
14 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
14 9 (11.69%) Web Services
14 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (10.39%) Gherkin
15 8 (10.39%) BDD
15 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
15 8 (10.39%) ISEB
15 8 (10.39%) Regression Testing
15 8 (10.39%) XML
15 8 (10.39%) SOAP
15 8 (10.39%) ISTQB

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) Documentum
2 1 (1.30%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.30%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.30%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) QlikView
3 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Selenium
2 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
3 14 (18.18%) JIRA
4 5 (6.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.19%) JBehave
5 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.90%) Geb
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.60%) Subversion
7 2 (2.60%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.60%) Calabash
8 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.30%) RSpec
8 1 (1.30%) Hudson
8 1 (1.30%) Firebug
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Banking
3 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.79%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 8 (10.39%) Gherkin
3 8 (10.39%) XML
3 8 (10.39%) SOAP
4 5 (6.49%) REST
5 3 (3.90%) JSON
5 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.60%) Middleware
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.30%) YAML
7 1 (1.30%) RESTful
7 1 (1.30%) Velocity
7 1 (1.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.90%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Open Source
4 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) New Media
5 1 (1.30%) VSAM
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (25.97%) Software Testing
4 17 (22.08%) Test Scripting
5 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
5 15 (19.48%) Migration
6 11 (14.29%) Scrum
7 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.39%) BDD
8 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.79%) Test Management
9 6 (7.79%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.49%) Investment Management
10 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) Ruby
3 5 (6.49%) C#
4 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) SELCOPY
5 1 (1.30%) Groovy
5 1 (1.30%) COBOL
5 1 (1.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISEB
1 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) Sybase
4 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.30%) Vertica
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) IBM