The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 159 179 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 323 290 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.19% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.29% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 201 365
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
England

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 1 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 1 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 +9 92 £400 +6.66% 21
Uxbridge - 2 £335 -
Bromley -1 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 231 (32.40%) Test Scripting
2 209 (29.31%) SQL
3 194 (27.21%) Finance
4 192 (26.93%) QA
5 176 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 156 (21.88%) Selenium
7 142 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (17.81%) Banking
9 117 (16.41%) ISEB
10 113 (15.85%) Java
11 112 (15.71%) Oracle
11 112 (15.71%) Software Testing
12 107 (15.01%) HP Quality Center
13 92 (12.90%) Test Automation
14 86 (12.06%) ISTQB
14 86 (12.06%) Scrum
15 83 (11.64%) C#
16 80 (11.22%) TDD
16 80 (11.22%) Automated Testing
17 76 (10.66%) Cucumber
18 73 (10.24%) BDD
19 72 (10.10%) Microsoft
20 69 (9.68%) Investment Banking
21 67 (9.40%) Integration Testing
22 66 (9.26%) WebDriver
23 65 (9.12%) Manual Testing
23 65 (9.12%) .NET
23 65 (9.12%) Test Strategy
24 63 (8.84%) Web Services
25 62 (8.70%) E-Commerce

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (1.96%) Node.js
2 12 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.56%) CMS
3 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (0.56%) Confluence
4 3 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (0.42%) Drupal
5 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.28%) SAS
5 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.98%) MS Office
3 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Mingle
6 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.96%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.12%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.98%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.84%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.70%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.56%) Agresso
8 4 (0.56%) Endur
8 4 (0.56%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.56%) Tesseract
8 4 (0.56%) Minerva
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.42%) HFM
9 3 (0.42%) Salerio
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.42%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) PaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Trello
4 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Taleo
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.26%) HTTP
2 7 (0.98%) Internet
3 5 (0.70%) Firewall
3 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.56%) DNS
4 4 (0.56%) SAN
5 3 (0.42%) SSL
6 2 (0.28%) LTE
6 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.14%) M3UA
7 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.14%) VLAN
7 1 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.14%) SCTP
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) UTRAN
7 1 (0.14%) SMPP
7 1 (0.14%) TCAP
7 1 (0.14%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.82%) Big Data
7 13 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.82%) QlikView
7 13 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.54%) MySQL
9 10 (1.40%) DataStage
10 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.98%) Star Schema
11 7 (0.98%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.84%) DB2
13 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.56%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 156 (21.88%) Selenium
2 76 (10.66%) Cucumber
3 66 (9.26%) WebDriver
4 59 (8.27%) JIRA
5 55 (7.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 44 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (5.75%) FitNesse
8 34 (4.77%) Visual Studio
9 24 (3.37%) SoapUI
10 21 (2.95%) JMeter
11 19 (2.66%) Jenkins
12 18 (2.52%) WATIR
12 18 (2.52%) SpecFlow
13 16 (2.24%) LoadRunner
14 15 (2.10%) Sahi
15 12 (1.68%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.68%) Git (software)
16 10 (1.40%) Calabash
17 9 (1.26%) Maven
18 8 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 194 (27.21%) Finance
2 127 (17.81%) Banking
3 69 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.49%) Retail
5 24 (3.37%) Front Office
6 17 (2.38%) Back Office
7 12 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.54%) Publishing
9 10 (1.40%) Advertising
10 8 (1.12%) Legal
11 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.56%) Billing
13 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.42%) Games
15 2 (0.28%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.12%) .NET
2 63 (8.84%) Web Services
3 60 (8.42%) XML
4 25 (3.51%) Gherkin
5 23 (3.23%) SOAP
6 21 (2.95%) HTML
7 13 (1.82%) Mustache
7 13 (1.82%) Sass
8 10 (1.40%) REST
9 9 (1.26%) JSON
10 6 (0.84%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.70%) J2EE
11 5 (0.70%) XSLT
12 4 (0.56%) CSS
12 4 (0.56%) JSP
12 4 (0.56%) XSD
12 4 (0.56%) Middleware
12 4 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.03%) Derivative
2 34 (4.77%) Open Source
3 30 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.66%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.52%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.52%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.96%) Equities
8 13 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.68%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.54%) NHS
11 10 (1.40%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.84%) AS400
13 6 (0.84%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.84%) iSeries
13 6 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.70%) iPhone
14 5 (0.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.91%) Apple iOS
2 33 (4.63%) UNIX
3 31 (4.35%) Android
4 29 (4.07%) Linux
5 28 (3.93%) Windows
6 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.70%) Solaris
9 4 (0.56%) VMS
10 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (32.40%) Test Scripting
2 176 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 142 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (15.71%) Software Testing
5 92 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 86 (12.06%) Scrum
7 80 (11.22%) TDD
7 80 (11.22%) Automated Testing
8 73 (10.24%) BDD
9 67 (9.40%) Integration Testing
10 65 (9.12%) Manual Testing
10 65 (9.12%) Test Strategy
11 62 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 57 (7.99%) Automation Testing
13 52 (7.29%) ETL
14 46 (6.45%) Regression Testing
15 44 (6.17%) Performance Testing
16 41 (5.75%) Test Management
17 38 (5.33%) System Testing
18 34 (4.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 209 (29.31%) SQL
2 113 (15.85%) Java
3 83 (11.64%) C#
4 38 (5.33%) Ruby
5 19 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.40%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.12%) VB
8 6 (0.84%) PHP
9 5 (0.70%) VBScript
10 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.56%) Perl
10 4 (0.56%) C++
10 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.42%) RPG
11 3 (0.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.14%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.14%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 117 (16.41%) ISEB
2 86 (12.06%) ISTQB
3 39 (5.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 32 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 31 (4.35%) Degree
6 22 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) MOS
11 1 (0.14%) ACCA
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (26.93%) QA
2 7 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.84%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Nmap
2 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 107 (15.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.14%) Nessus
4 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 112 (15.71%) Oracle
2 72 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 61 (8.56%) HP
4 28 (3.93%) SAP
5 20 (2.81%) Charles River
6 14 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.68%) Informatica
8 10 (1.40%) IBM
9 9 (1.26%) Sophis
9 9 (1.26%) ATG
9 9 (1.26%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.26%) Cognos
10 8 (1.12%) Siebel
10 8 (1.12%) Calypso
10 8 (1.12%) ION Trading
11 7 (0.98%) hybris
11 7 (0.98%) Talend
11 7 (0.98%) MarketAxess
11 7 (0.98%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.98%) Adobe
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum 3 months rolling Possibly higher rate depe
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago