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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 161 169 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 317 334 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.32% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.42% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 214 291
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £252 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £31.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-28.60% +46.76%
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
22433 23506 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.34% 93.09% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15862 16190 15310
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 404 538
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +3 88 £400 +6.66% 18
Croydon -7 3 £325 - 1
Hounslow 0 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 211 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (32.12%) SQL
3 184 (29.11%) Finance
4 183 (28.96%) Test Scripting
5 154 (24.37%) QA
6 139 (21.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 129 (20.41%) Selenium
8 116 (18.35%) HP Quality Center
8 116 (18.35%) Banking
9 112 (17.72%) Java
10 107 (16.93%) Software Testing
11 98 (15.51%) ISEB
12 90 (14.24%) Oracle
13 85 (13.45%) Test Automation
14 78 (12.34%) Manual Testing
14 78 (12.34%) JIRA
15 73 (11.55%) .NET
16 71 (11.23%) ISTQB
16 71 (11.23%) Automated Testing
17 70 (11.08%) Microsoft
17 70 (11.08%) Scrum
18 69 (10.92%) HP
19 68 (10.76%) C#
20 63 (9.97%) TDD
20 63 (9.97%) BDD
21 58 (9.18%) XML
22 57 (9.02%) WebDriver
23 56 (8.86%) Cucumber
23 56 (8.86%) Investment Banking
23 56 (8.86%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.95%) Confluence
2 6 (0.95%) Node.js
3 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.63%) CMS
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.47%) Drupal
5 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) Lync
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 16 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Mingle
5 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.11%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.79%) Summit
5 5 (0.79%) Endur
6 4 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.47%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.47%) HFM
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.32%) BPCS
8 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.32%) IaaS
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.42%) DNS
3 8 (1.27%) Wireshark
4 7 (1.11%) SAN
5 5 (0.79%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.63%) Firewall
7 3 (0.47%) SSL
7 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.47%) HTTP
7 3 (0.47%) LAN
7 3 (0.47%) Internet
8 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.32%) Network Security
8 2 (0.32%) LTE
8 2 (0.32%) FTP
9 1 (0.16%) SMPP
9 1 (0.16%) TCAP
9 1 (0.16%) SCCP
9 1 (0.16%) INAP
9 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.42%) MySQL
6 9 (1.42%) QlikView
7 7 (1.11%) Big Data
8 6 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.95%) DataStage
8 6 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.63%) DB2
10 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.47%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 129 (20.41%) Selenium
2 78 (12.34%) JIRA
3 57 (9.02%) WebDriver
4 56 (8.86%) Cucumber
5 45 (7.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 44 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (4.75%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.59%) FitNesse
9 23 (3.64%) SoapUI
10 22 (3.48%) JMeter
11 20 (3.16%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.06%) LoadRunner
13 12 (1.90%) Jenkins
14 11 (1.74%) Calabash
15 10 (1.58%) Maven
15 10 (1.58%) Git (software)
16 9 (1.42%) Appium
17 8 (1.27%) WATIR
17 8 (1.27%) Sahi
17 8 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 184 (29.11%) Finance
2 116 (18.35%) Banking
3 56 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.43%) Retail
5 11 (1.74%) Front Office
6 10 (1.58%) Back Office
7 8 (1.27%) Legal
8 7 (1.11%) Games
9 6 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.79%) Publishing
11 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.32%) Marketing
13 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.55%) .NET
2 58 (9.18%) XML
3 36 (5.70%) Web Services
4 25 (3.96%) HTML
5 24 (3.80%) SOAP
6 17 (2.69%) Gherkin
7 12 (1.90%) REST
8 11 (1.74%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.58%) Middleware
10 9 (1.42%) JSP
11 8 (1.27%) JSON
12 7 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.95%) CSS
13 6 (0.95%) FIXML
13 6 (0.95%) FpML
14 5 (0.79%) Mustache
14 5 (0.79%) Sass
15 4 (0.63%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.63%) XSLT
15 4 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.54%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.22%) Derivative
4 24 (3.80%) Open Source
5 22 (3.48%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
8 15 (2.37%) Credit Risk
9 13 (2.06%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.06%) User Experience
10 12 (1.90%) iPhone
11 10 (1.58%) NHS
11 10 (1.58%) Equities
12 8 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.27%) iPad
13 7 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.95%) iSeries
14 6 (0.95%) AS400
14 6 (0.95%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.59%) Windows
2 43 (6.80%) UNIX
3 35 (5.54%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.91%) Android
5 19 (3.01%) Linux
6 7 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.63%) Solaris
9 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (28.96%) Test Scripting
3 139 (21.99%) User Acceptance Testing
4 107 (16.93%) Software Testing
5 85 (13.45%) Test Automation
6 78 (12.34%) Manual Testing
7 71 (11.23%) Automated Testing
8 70 (11.08%) Scrum
9 63 (9.97%) TDD
9 63 (9.97%) BDD
10 56 (8.86%) Integration Testing
11 54 (8.54%) Automation Testing
12 49 (7.75%) Regression Testing
13 47 (7.44%) ETL
14 46 (7.28%) E-Commerce
15 45 (7.12%) Test Strategy
16 43 (6.80%) Performance Testing
17 40 (6.33%) Migration
18 36 (5.70%) System Testing
19 31 (4.91%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (32.12%) SQL
2 112 (17.72%) Java
3 68 (10.76%) C#
4 32 (5.06%) Ruby
5 27 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.11%) VB
7 7 (1.11%) PHP
7 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.95%) Perl
8 6 (0.95%) C++
9 5 (0.79%) C
9 5 (0.79%) VBA
10 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.63%) VBScript
11 3 (0.47%) Python
11 3 (0.47%) RPG
11 3 (0.47%) Scala
11 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 98 (15.51%) ISEB
2 71 (11.23%) ISTQB
3 32 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 26 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.37%) Degree
7 9 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) CIMA
9 2 (0.32%) ACCA
10 1 (0.16%) MOS
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (24.37%) QA
2 12 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (1.74%) EMIR
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.32%) GAAP
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) Nmap
3 2 (0.32%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 116 (18.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) SCCM
2 3 (0.47%) Nessus
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) OpenView
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 90 (14.24%) Oracle
2 70 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 69 (10.92%) HP
4 16 (2.53%) SAP
5 13 (2.06%) Cognos
6 12 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.90%) Murex
6 12 (1.90%) Charles River
7 10 (1.58%) IBM
7 10 (1.58%) Remedy
8 9 (1.42%) ATG
8 9 (1.42%) BMC
9 7 (1.11%) Sophis
9 7 (1.11%) Siebel
9 7 (1.11%) Informatica
9 7 (1.11%) Calypso
9 7 (1.11%) hybris
10 5 (0.79%) Citrix
10 5 (0.79%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.79%) Sitecore
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£330
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £0
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £340 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £225 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Croydon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago