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 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 187 160 175
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 285 327 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.41% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.51% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 223 206
Average daily rate
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£365 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.83 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +63.96%
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
21516 21606 21259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.92% 92.92% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15038 15032 14412
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 378 453
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 June 2015.

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 June 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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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 -36 56 £401 +10.48% 38
Croydon -6 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £335 +36.73%
Greenford - 2 - -
Feltham -5 1 £365 +12.30%
Hammersmith -7 1 £300 -
Bromley - 1 £425 - 2
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 213 (34.92%) SQL
2 201 (32.95%) Finance
3 172 (28.20%) Test Scripting
4 168 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 134 (21.97%) Banking
7 114 (18.69%) QA
8 100 (16.39%) ISEB
9 97 (15.90%) Software Testing
10 96 (15.74%) HP Quality Center
11 93 (15.25%) Java
12 89 (14.59%) ISTQB
13 86 (14.10%) Selenium
14 82 (13.44%) JIRA
15 71 (11.64%) Test Automation
16 65 (10.66%) .NET
17 62 (10.16%) HP
18 60 (9.84%) Cucumber
19 59 (9.67%) Automated Testing
20 58 (9.51%) Retail
21 57 (9.34%) Regression Testing
21 57 (9.34%) BDD
22 56 (9.18%) Manual Testing
22 56 (9.18%) Integration Testing
23 55 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (8.85%) Investment Banking
24 54 (8.85%) Migration
24 54 (8.85%) Scrum
25 51 (8.36%) Oracle
26 50 (8.20%) Data Warehouse

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 12 (1.97%) CMS
2 9 (1.48%) Confluence
3 8 (1.31%) IIS
4 6 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.82%) LiveLink
5 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.66%) CICS
7 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.33%) Documentum
8 2 (0.33%) SAS
8 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) FileNet
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 29 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.48%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.98%) Summit
5 4 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.66%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.49%) Cerner Millennium
6 3 (0.49%) Magento
6 3 (0.49%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.16%) Aligne
8 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.16%) Endur
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.66%) SaaS
2 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.98%) HTTP
1 6 (0.98%) Wireshark
2 5 (0.82%) Firewall
2 5 (0.82%) LAN
2 5 (0.82%) WAN
3 4 (0.66%) Internet
3 4 (0.66%) ATM
4 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.33%) SS7
4 2 (0.33%) 4G
4 2 (0.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.16%) ISUP
5 1 (0.16%) INAP
5 1 (0.16%) DAB
5 1 (0.16%) 3G
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.98%) DB2
6 5 (0.82%) QlikView
7 4 (0.66%) Data Mart
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.49%) MySQL
8 3 (0.49%) Big Data
9 2 (0.33%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (14.10%) Selenium
2 82 (13.44%) JIRA
3 60 (9.84%) Cucumber
4 37 (6.07%) HP UFT
5 26 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 24 (3.93%) WebDriver
7 18 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.62%) SoapUI
8 16 (2.62%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.64%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.48%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.48%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.15%) JBehave
11 7 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
11 7 (1.15%) Bugzilla
11 7 (1.15%) FitNesse
12 6 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.98%) JMeter
12 6 (0.98%) JUnit
12 6 (0.98%) Geb
General
1 201 (32.95%) Finance
2 134 (21.97%) Banking
3 58 (9.51%) Retail
4 54 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.62%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.62%) Marketing
7 11 (1.80%) Back Office
8 10 (1.64%) Front Office
8 10 (1.64%) Legal
8 10 (1.64%) Billing
9 8 (1.31%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.66%) Advertising
11 4 (0.66%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.66%) .NET
2 39 (6.39%) XML
3 21 (3.44%) SOAP
4 19 (3.11%) Web Services
4 19 (3.11%) Gherkin
5 11 (1.80%) HTML
6 10 (1.64%) MSMQ
7 8 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (1.31%) REST
8 6 (0.98%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.98%) XML Messaging
8 6 (0.98%) J2EE
9 5 (0.82%) CSS
9 5 (0.82%) Middleware
9 5 (0.82%) RESTful
10 4 (0.66%) JSON
10 4 (0.66%) JSF
10 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.66%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.49%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.79%) Fixed Income
3 16 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.13%) SWIFT
5 13 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.64%) Derivative
7 10 (1.64%) NHS
8 9 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.31%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.15%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.98%) Equities
11 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.82%) EPoS
12 5 (0.82%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.66%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.66%) VSAM
13 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.87%) UNIX
2 35 (5.74%) Windows
3 16 (2.62%) Linux
3 16 (2.62%) Android
4 15 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.15%) Solaris
6 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) zOS
8 2 (0.33%) webOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (28.20%) Test Scripting
2 168 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 97 (15.90%) Software Testing
5 71 (11.64%) Test Automation
6 59 (9.67%) Automated Testing
7 57 (9.34%) Regression Testing
7 57 (9.34%) BDD
8 56 (9.18%) Manual Testing
8 56 (9.18%) Integration Testing
9 54 (8.85%) Migration
9 54 (8.85%) Scrum
10 50 (8.20%) Test Strategy
11 47 (7.70%) System Integration Testing
12 42 (6.89%) E-Commerce
13 39 (6.39%) System Testing
14 36 (5.90%) Automation Testing
15 33 (5.41%) Validation
16 32 (5.25%) Performance Testing
17 31 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 213 (34.92%) SQL
2 93 (15.25%) Java
3 32 (5.25%) C#
4 30 (4.92%) Ruby
5 17 (2.79%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.13%) VBA
8 9 (1.48%) Python
8 9 (1.48%) Perl
8 9 (1.48%) PHP
9 7 (1.15%) C
10 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.82%) C++
12 4 (0.66%) COBOL
12 4 (0.66%) JCL
12 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.66%) VB
12 4 (0.66%) XPath
13 3 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (16.39%) ISEB
2 89 (14.59%) ISTQB
3 38 (6.23%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (3.93%) Degree
6 16 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.16%) OSCP
11 1 (0.16%) CEH
11 1 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (18.69%) QA
2 10 (1.64%) GAAP
3 7 (1.15%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.66%) HL7
6 3 (0.49%) Basel III
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 96 (15.74%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.82%) Nessus
3 4 (0.66%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) nmon
5 1 (0.16%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.16%) Nmap
5 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (10.16%) HP
2 51 (8.36%) Oracle
3 43 (7.05%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.95%) SAP
5 17 (2.79%) Murex
6 16 (2.62%) IBM
7 14 (2.30%) Sybase
8 13 (2.13%) Cognos
9 9 (1.48%) Remedy
10 7 (1.15%) VMware
11 6 (0.98%) OpenText
11 6 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.98%) Siebel
12 5 (0.82%) Sun
12 5 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.82%) hybris
13 4 (0.66%) F5
13 4 (0.66%) Wall Street Systems
13 4 (0.66%) CODA
13 4 (0.66%) Bloomberg
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