The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 186 196 155
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 279 276 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.18% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.25% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 181 228
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £102.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £31.16
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -11.75%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 45 £425 +6.11% 10
Croydon -14 5 £288 - 1
Feltham +1 2 £376 +15.09%
Bromley -7 2 £500 +17.64%
Brentford - 1 £245 -
Teddington - 1 £275 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 £330 -
Ealing - 1 £330 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 231 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (35.86%) Finance
3 215 (34.73%) Test Scripting
4 204 (32.96%) SQL
5 163 (26.33%) Banking
6 154 (24.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 139 (22.46%) QA
8 107 (17.29%) ISEB
9 104 (16.80%) Selenium
10 99 (15.99%) HP Quality Center
11 96 (15.51%) ISTQB
12 93 (15.02%) JIRA
13 85 (13.73%) Scrum
14 84 (13.57%) Integration Testing
15 83 (13.41%) Microsoft
16 79 (12.76%) Software Testing
17 73 (11.79%) Functional Testing
18 72 (11.63%) HP
19 69 (11.15%) Java
19 69 (11.15%) Regression Testing
20 67 (10.82%) Oracle
21 66 (10.66%) BDD
22 64 (10.34%) Manual Testing
23 63 (10.18%) Test Automation
23 63 (10.18%) System Integration Testing
24 57 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 56 (9.05%) Retail
26 53 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
27 50 (8.08%) .NET
28 49 (7.92%) C#

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.10%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.78%) Confluence
4 6 (0.97%) Apache
4 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) JBoss
7 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.16%) Mule
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.49%) MS Office
3 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.65%) Mingle
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.97%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.32%) Lorenzo
6 2 (0.32%) Magento
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.78%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) GitHub
4 2 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Boomi
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.10%) HTTP
2 8 (1.29%) Internet
3 4 (0.65%) Intranet
4 3 (0.48%) ATM
4 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.48%) VPN
4 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.32%) FTP
5 2 (0.32%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.32%) SMTP
6 1 (0.16%) 2G
6 1 (0.16%) 3G
6 1 (0.16%) 4G
6 1 (0.16%) BGP
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.16%) OSPF
6 1 (0.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.29%) Data Mart
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.81%) Big Data
10 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.81%) MS Access
11 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 2 (0.32%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 104 (16.80%) Selenium
2 93 (15.02%) JIRA
3 45 (7.27%) SoapUI
4 42 (6.79%) HP UFT
5 41 (6.62%) Cucumber
6 37 (5.98%) SpecFlow
7 36 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (5.17%) WebDriver
9 30 (4.85%) LoadRunner
10 21 (3.39%) JMeter
10 21 (3.39%) Protractor
11 18 (2.91%) Visual Studio
12 15 (2.42%) Git (software)
12 15 (2.42%) Jenkins
12 15 (2.42%) Toad
13 10 (1.62%) FitNesse
14 7 (1.13%) Gitweb
14 7 (1.13%) JUnit
14 7 (1.13%) NeoLoad
14 7 (1.13%) YouTrack
General
1 222 (35.86%) Finance
2 163 (26.33%) Banking
3 56 (9.05%) Retail
4 39 (6.30%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.07%) Front Office
6 17 (2.75%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) Law
9 5 (0.81%) Legal
9 5 (0.81%) Publishing
10 4 (0.65%) Advertising
10 4 (0.65%) Billing
10 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.08%) .NET
2 41 (6.62%) Gherkin
2 41 (6.62%) XML
3 27 (4.36%) SOAP
4 25 (4.04%) Web Services
5 20 (3.23%) HTML
6 18 (2.91%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.58%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (1.62%) CSS
8 10 (1.62%) RESTful
8 10 (1.62%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.29%) Murex MxML
9 8 (1.29%) REST
10 7 (1.13%) Middleware
11 6 (0.97%) Node.js
12 4 (0.65%) JSON
13 3 (0.48%) Ajax
13 3 (0.48%) PostGIS
13 3 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (3.23%) Derivative
4 17 (2.75%) Equities
5 16 (2.58%) Fixed Income
6 12 (1.94%) Credit Risk
7 11 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.29%) User Experience
10 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.97%) NHS
11 6 (0.97%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.65%) iPad
14 3 (0.48%) Apple TV
14 3 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
14 3 (0.48%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.85%) Unix
2 13 (2.10%) Windows
3 11 (1.78%) Linux
4 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.81%) Android
6 3 (0.48%) VMS
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (34.73%) Test Scripting
3 154 (24.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 85 (13.73%) Scrum
5 84 (13.57%) Integration Testing
6 79 (12.76%) Software Testing
7 73 (11.79%) Functional Testing
8 69 (11.15%) Regression Testing
9 66 (10.66%) BDD
10 64 (10.34%) Manual Testing
11 63 (10.18%) System Integration Testing
11 63 (10.18%) Test Automation
12 49 (7.92%) Automation Testing
13 47 (7.59%) Non-Functional Testing
13 47 (7.59%) Performance Testing
13 47 (7.59%) System Testing
14 46 (7.43%) Defect Management
14 46 (7.43%) ETL
15 45 (7.27%) Automated Testing
15 45 (7.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 204 (32.96%) SQL
2 69 (11.15%) Java
3 49 (7.92%) C#
4 36 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.91%) VB
6 17 (2.75%) VBA
7 16 (2.58%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.94%) Ruby
9 11 (1.78%) Python
10 10 (1.62%) VBScript
11 9 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.65%) Perl
13 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.48%) Groovy
14 3 (0.48%) PHP
15 2 (0.32%) C
15 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.16%) C++
16 1 (0.16%) Jython
Qualifications
1 107 (17.29%) ISEB
2 96 (15.51%) ISTQB
3 57 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.88%) Degree
6 15 (2.42%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) ECDL
10 1 (0.16%) AAT
10 1 (0.16%) ACCA
10 1 (0.16%) CIMA
10 1 (0.16%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (22.46%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) SDET
2 8 (1.29%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.13%) SEPA
4 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.32%) EMIR
5 2 (0.32%) GxP
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 99 (15.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.63%) HP
3 67 (10.82%) Oracle
4 31 (5.01%) IBM
5 29 (4.68%) SAP
6 25 (4.04%) Cognos
7 12 (1.94%) Murex
8 8 (1.29%) Siebel
9 7 (1.13%) Sybase
10 5 (0.81%) Citrix
10 5 (0.81%) Informatica
11 4 (0.65%) ATG
11 4 (0.65%) Rally
11 4 (0.65%) TSYS
12 3 (0.48%) Apple
12 3 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.48%) Green Hat
12 3 (0.48%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.48%) Sun
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