The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 163 164 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 327 345 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.38% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.48% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 235 371
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

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 Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 92 £400 +6.66% 20
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Bromley 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 214 (31.01%) Test Scripting
2 200 (28.99%) SQL
3 189 (27.39%) Finance
4 171 (24.78%) QA
5 163 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 146 (21.16%) Selenium
7 136 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (18.12%) Banking
9 113 (16.38%) Java
9 113 (16.38%) Software Testing
10 109 (15.80%) Oracle
11 107 (15.51%) ISEB
12 106 (15.36%) HP Quality Center
13 97 (14.06%) Test Automation
14 85 (12.32%) Scrum
15 84 (12.17%) ISTQB
16 75 (10.87%) TDD
17 74 (10.72%) BDD
18 73 (10.58%) Microsoft
18 73 (10.58%) C#
18 73 (10.58%) Cucumber
19 66 (9.57%) Automated Testing
20 65 (9.42%) Investment Banking
21 64 (9.28%) WebDriver
21 64 (9.28%) Manual Testing
22 63 (9.13%) .NET
22 63 (9.13%) Integration Testing
23 58 (8.41%) Automation Testing
24 57 (8.26%) HP
25 56 (8.12%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (1.88%) Node.js
2 11 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.43%) CMS
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.14%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.16%) MS Office
3 6 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Mingle
6 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.74%) Markit EDM
4 11 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.01%) ION MarketView
5 7 (1.01%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.72%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.72%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.72%) Endur
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.58%) Tesseract
7 4 (0.58%) Minerva
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.43%) Salerio
8 3 (0.43%) HFM
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.43%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Trello
4 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.16%) HTTP
3 7 (1.01%) Internet
4 6 (0.87%) SAN
4 6 (0.87%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.72%) DNS
5 5 (0.72%) Firewall
6 4 (0.58%) SSL
7 3 (0.43%) Network Security
7 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.29%) LAN
8 2 (0.29%) LTE
8 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.14%) M3UA
9 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.14%) VLAN
9 1 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.14%) SCTP
9 1 (0.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (2.03%) Big Data
8 11 (1.59%) QlikView
8 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.45%) MySQL
10 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.01%) Star Schema
13 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.72%) DataStage
14 5 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 146 (21.16%) Selenium
2 73 (10.58%) Cucumber
3 64 (9.28%) WebDriver
4 56 (8.12%) JIRA
5 46 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 39 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (5.22%) FitNesse
8 33 (4.78%) Visual Studio
9 19 (2.75%) SpecFlow
9 19 (2.75%) SoapUI
9 19 (2.75%) Jenkins
10 18 (2.61%) JMeter
11 16 (2.32%) WATIR
12 13 (1.88%) Git (software)
12 13 (1.88%) Sahi
13 12 (1.74%) Calabash
14 11 (1.59%) LoadRunner
14 11 (1.59%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.30%) Maven
16 8 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 189 (27.39%) Finance
2 125 (18.12%) Banking
3 65 (9.42%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.64%) Retail
5 22 (3.19%) Front Office
6 12 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.59%) Back Office
8 9 (1.30%) Advertising
9 8 (1.16%) Publishing
9 8 (1.16%) Legal
10 6 (0.87%) Games
10 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Marketing
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.13%) .NET
2 56 (8.12%) XML
3 53 (7.68%) Web Services
4 27 (3.91%) HTML
5 23 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 21 (3.04%) SOAP
7 14 (2.03%) REST
8 12 (1.74%) Mustache
8 12 (1.74%) Sass
9 10 (1.45%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.16%) JSP
10 8 (1.16%) JSON
11 7 (1.01%) CSS
11 7 (1.01%) Middleware
12 6 (0.87%) Ajax
12 6 (0.87%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.72%) XSLT
14 4 (0.58%) XSD
14 4 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.80%) Derivative
2 34 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 33 (4.78%) Open Source
4 19 (2.75%) Credit Risk
4 19 (2.75%) Fixed Income
5 18 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.46%) Credit Derivative
7 15 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.03%) Equities
9 13 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.59%) NHS
11 10 (1.45%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.16%) iPhone
13 7 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (1.01%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.01%) GIS
14 6 (0.87%) AS400
14 6 (0.87%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.87%) iSeries
15 5 (0.72%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.65%) Apple iOS
2 37 (5.36%) Windows
3 35 (5.07%) Android
4 28 (4.06%) UNIX
5 25 (3.62%) Linux
6 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.72%) Solaris
8 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.58%) VMS
9 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (31.01%) Test Scripting
2 163 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 136 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (16.38%) Software Testing
5 97 (14.06%) Test Automation
6 85 (12.32%) Scrum
7 75 (10.87%) TDD
8 74 (10.72%) BDD
9 66 (9.57%) Automated Testing
10 64 (9.28%) Manual Testing
11 63 (9.13%) Integration Testing
12 58 (8.41%) Automation Testing
13 56 (8.12%) E-Commerce
14 55 (7.97%) Regression Testing
14 55 (7.97%) Test Strategy
15 52 (7.54%) ETL
16 37 (5.36%) Performance Testing
17 36 (5.22%) CRM
18 33 (4.78%) System Testing
18 33 (4.78%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (28.99%) SQL
2 113 (16.38%) Java
3 73 (10.58%) C#
4 38 (5.51%) Ruby
5 24 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.87%) VB
9 5 (0.72%) VBA
9 5 (0.72%) PHP
10 4 (0.58%) C++
11 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.43%) RPG
11 3 (0.43%) Perl
11 3 (0.43%) VBScript
12 2 (0.29%) Python
13 1 (0.14%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.14%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (15.51%) ISEB
2 84 (12.17%) ISTQB
3 42 (6.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (4.93%) Security Cleared
5 27 (3.91%) Degree
6 26 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ACCA
9 2 (0.29%) CIMA
10 1 (0.14%) MOS
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (24.78%) QA
2 12 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (1.59%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) Nmap
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 106 (15.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) Nessus
2 3 (0.43%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 109 (15.80%) Oracle
2 73 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.26%) HP
4 25 (3.62%) SAP
5 17 (2.46%) Charles River
6 13 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.16%) ION Trading
7 8 (1.16%) Sophis
7 8 (1.16%) ATG
7 8 (1.16%) Cognos
7 8 (1.16%) Informatica
7 8 (1.16%) Calypso
7 8 (1.16%) Talend
8 7 (1.01%) hybris
8 7 (1.01%) thinkFolio
8 7 (1.01%) Adobe
8 7 (1.01%) Remedy
9 6 (0.87%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.87%) Citrix
9 6 (0.87%) MarketAxess
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