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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / London
Rank 196 154 177
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 232 322 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.54% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.62% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 229 194
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.76%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -40 31 £420 +12.00% 10
Croydon -18 3 £383 +27.50%
Uxbridge - 2 £275 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 169 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (31.16%) SQL
3 138 (29.05%) Finance
4 137 (28.84%) Test Scripting
5 120 (25.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 105 (22.11%) Banking
7 97 (20.42%) QA
8 94 (19.79%) Selenium
9 84 (17.68%) Functional Testing
10 81 (17.05%) JIRA
11 80 (16.84%) Java
12 76 (16.00%) Regression Testing
13 61 (12.84%) Manual Testing
14 60 (12.63%) ISTQB
15 57 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
16 55 (11.58%) Test Automation
16 55 (11.58%) Software Testing
17 52 (10.95%) Scrum
18 50 (10.53%) ISEB
18 50 (10.53%) Test Strategy
19 47 (9.89%) Integration Testing
19 47 (9.89%) HP
20 45 (9.47%) C#
20 45 (9.47%) Cucumber
21 44 (9.26%) HP UFT
21 44 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
22 43 (9.05%) Automation Testing
22 43 (9.05%) Non-Functional Testing
23 42 (8.84%) Oracle
23 42 (8.84%) Unix

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 13 (2.74%) Confluence
2 10 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.05%) CMS
4 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.84%) Moodle
6 3 (0.63%) Drupal
7 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.21%) FileNet
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.21%) Mule
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.16%) MS Office
2 15 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.84%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.63%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.63%) SAP hybris
5 3 (0.63%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.63%) Sonata
5 3 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.26%) Office 365
2 5 (1.05%) SaaS
2 5 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.89%) HTTP
2 8 (1.68%) Internet
2 8 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.84%) FTP
4 3 (0.63%) Firewall
4 3 (0.63%) Intranet
5 2 (0.42%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) 4G
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) SMTP
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.26%) Big Data
5 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.05%) MS Access
6 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (0.63%) DB2
7 3 (0.63%) MySQL
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.42%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 94 (19.79%) Selenium
2 81 (17.05%) JIRA
3 45 (9.47%) Cucumber
4 44 (9.26%) HP UFT
5 31 (6.53%) WebDriver
6 27 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 27 (5.68%) SoapUI
7 23 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (4.42%) LoadRunner
9 20 (4.21%) SpecFlow
10 19 (4.00%) JMeter
11 15 (3.16%) Git (software)
12 14 (2.95%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.32%) JUnit
14 9 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.89%) Zephyr
15 8 (1.68%) Appium
15 8 (1.68%) Maven
16 6 (1.26%) Fiddler
16 6 (1.26%) NUnit
General
1 138 (29.05%) Finance
2 105 (22.11%) Banking
3 39 (8.21%) Retail
4 21 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.16%) Back Office
6 13 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.68%) Front Office
7 8 (1.68%) Games
8 7 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.47%) Publishing
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Marketing
10 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.63%) Law
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.37%) .NET
2 27 (5.68%) Web Services
3 22 (4.63%) Gherkin
4 20 (4.21%) SOAP
5 18 (3.79%) XML
6 15 (3.16%) HTML
7 12 (2.53%) RESTful
8 6 (1.26%) HTML5
8 6 (1.26%) REST
9 5 (1.05%) J2EE
9 5 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (0.84%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.84%) CSS
10 4 (0.84%) Node.js
11 3 (0.63%) SAP CO-PA
11 3 (0.63%) WebSockets
11 3 (0.63%) XML Messaging
12 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (3.79%) Derivative
4 13 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.11%) Equities
6 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.89%) EPoS
8 8 (1.68%) OTC Derivatives
8 8 (1.68%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.47%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.26%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.26%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.05%) User Experience
12 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.63%) Fintech
14 2 (0.42%) CMDB
14 2 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.84%) Unix
2 24 (5.05%) Windows
3 18 (3.79%) Linux
4 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.89%) Android
6 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.84%) Test Scripting
3 120 (25.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 84 (17.68%) Functional Testing
5 76 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 61 (12.84%) Manual Testing
7 55 (11.58%) Software Testing
7 55 (11.58%) Test Automation
8 52 (10.95%) Scrum
9 50 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 47 (9.89%) Integration Testing
11 44 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
12 43 (9.05%) Automation Testing
12 43 (9.05%) Non-Functional Testing
13 41 (8.63%) BDD
14 39 (8.21%) Defect Management
15 36 (7.58%) Automated Testing
16 28 (5.89%) ETL
17 27 (5.68%) Migration
18 26 (5.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 148 (31.16%) SQL
2 80 (16.84%) Java
3 45 (9.47%) C#
4 14 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.53%) Python
6 11 (2.32%) Perl
7 10 (2.11%) Ruby
8 9 (1.89%) VBA
9 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.68%) VBScript
10 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.26%) C
11 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.63%) C++
13 3 (0.63%) Jython
13 3 (0.63%) PHP
13 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (12.63%) ISTQB
2 50 (10.53%) ISEB
3 20 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.11%) Degree
7 5 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (20.42%) QA
2 9 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.05%) SDET
4 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) Basel III
5 2 (0.42%) MiFID
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) GxP
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) XenApp
1 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.21%) Graphite
4 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (9.89%) HP
2 42 (8.84%) Oracle
3 40 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.26%) SAP
5 11 (2.32%) IBM
6 9 (1.89%) Siebel
7 8 (1.68%) Guidewire
8 5 (1.05%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.05%) Sybase
9 4 (0.84%) Citrix
9 4 (0.84%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.63%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.63%) Charles River
10 3 (0.63%) hybris
10 3 (0.63%) Informatica
10 3 (0.63%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.63%) Murex
10 3 (0.63%) Thunderhead
11 2 (0.42%) Facebook
11 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow
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