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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 209 159 176
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 239 342 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 1.52% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.60% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 233 217
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.82% -11.11%
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -48 29 £375 - 12
Croydon -23 4 £350 +16.66%
Canary Wharf +3 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £275 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Ealing - 1 £275 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 190 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (33.79%) SQL
3 162 (31.46%) Finance
4 146 (28.35%) Test Scripting
5 124 (24.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 102 (19.81%) Banking
7 99 (19.22%) QA
8 98 (19.03%) JIRA
9 91 (17.67%) Selenium
10 88 (17.09%) Java
11 78 (15.15%) Regression Testing
12 73 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
13 72 (13.98%) Functional Testing
14 69 (13.40%) ISTQB
15 63 (12.23%) Manual Testing
16 62 (12.04%) Test Automation
17 61 (11.84%) Software Testing
18 60 (11.65%) Scrum
19 56 (10.87%) Integration Testing
20 55 (10.68%) ISEB
21 54 (10.49%) HP
22 53 (10.29%) Cucumber
22 53 (10.29%) Defect Management
23 50 (9.71%) Oracle
24 48 (9.32%) BDD
25 47 (9.13%) Unix
26 46 (8.93%) Test Strategy
27 45 (8.74%) Automation Testing
27 45 (8.74%) Microsoft
28 43 (8.35%) HP UFT

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 14 (2.72%) Confluence
2 8 (1.55%) CMS
3 7 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.58%) Drupal
7 2 (0.39%) SAS
7 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) Documentum
8 1 (0.19%) FileNet
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) Mule
8 1 (0.19%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.50%) MS Office
3 16 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.78%) Mingle
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.55%) SAP HR
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.17%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.17%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.97%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.58%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.58%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.58%) Sonata
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.11%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.17%) Office 365
3 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.52%) Internet
2 8 (1.55%) HTTP
3 6 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.78%) FTP
5 3 (0.58%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
7 1 (0.19%) ATM
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.36%) Big Data
5 7 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.97%) MS Access
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 98 (19.03%) JIRA
2 91 (17.67%) Selenium
3 53 (10.29%) Cucumber
4 43 (8.35%) HP UFT
5 38 (7.38%) WebDriver
6 29 (5.63%) Jenkins
7 25 (4.85%) SoapUI
8 22 (4.27%) JMeter
9 19 (3.69%) LoadRunner
10 17 (3.30%) Git (software)
10 17 (3.30%) SpecFlow
10 17 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (2.33%) JUnit
12 10 (1.94%) Appium
12 10 (1.94%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.75%) Zephyr
14 8 (1.55%) Capybara
14 8 (1.55%) Maven
14 8 (1.55%) RSpec
15 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 162 (31.46%) Finance
2 102 (19.81%) Banking
3 43 (8.35%) Retail
4 24 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.91%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.55%) Back Office
6 8 (1.55%) Front Office
6 8 (1.55%) Games
6 8 (1.55%) Publishing
6 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.97%) Law
9 4 (0.78%) Advertising
9 4 (0.78%) Billing
9 4 (0.78%) Marketing
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.02%) .NET
2 30 (5.83%) Web Services
3 25 (4.85%) Gherkin
4 22 (4.27%) HTML
5 20 (3.88%) SOAP
6 17 (3.30%) XML
7 12 (2.33%) RESTful
8 10 (1.94%) HTML5
9 9 (1.75%) Node.js
10 8 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (1.36%) REST
12 6 (1.17%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.17%) CSS
12 6 (1.17%) J2EE
13 5 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (0.58%) Behat
14 3 (0.58%) Flash
14 3 (0.58%) SAP CO-PA
14 3 (0.58%) WebSockets
14 3 (0.58%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (3.69%) Derivative
4 13 (2.52%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.14%) Credit Risk
5 11 (2.14%) Equities
6 10 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.94%) OTC Derivatives
7 9 (1.75%) EPoS
8 7 (1.36%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.36%) User Experience
9 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.17%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.97%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.78%) iPad
12 3 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.13%) Unix
2 23 (4.47%) Windows
3 21 (4.08%) Linux
4 13 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.33%) Android
6 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (28.35%) Test Scripting
3 124 (24.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 78 (15.15%) Regression Testing
5 72 (13.98%) Functional Testing
6 63 (12.23%) Manual Testing
7 62 (12.04%) Test Automation
8 61 (11.84%) Software Testing
9 60 (11.65%) Scrum
10 56 (10.87%) Integration Testing
11 53 (10.29%) Defect Management
12 48 (9.32%) BDD
13 46 (8.93%) Test Strategy
14 45 (8.74%) Automation Testing
15 38 (7.38%) Automated Testing
16 36 (6.99%) System Integration Testing
17 35 (6.80%) ETL
17 35 (6.80%) Migration
18 33 (6.41%) Non-Functional Testing
19 32 (6.21%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (33.79%) SQL
2 88 (17.09%) Java
3 36 (6.99%) C#
4 24 (4.66%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.11%) Python
6 14 (2.72%) Ruby
7 12 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.94%) VBScript
9 9 (1.75%) Perl
9 9 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.55%) VBA
11 7 (1.36%) C
12 5 (0.97%) PHP
12 5 (0.97%) VB
13 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.58%) Jython
14 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.39%) C++
15 2 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 69 (13.40%) ISTQB
2 55 (10.68%) ISEB
3 21 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.11%) Degree
6 12 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (19.22%) QA
2 12 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.55%) SDET
4 6 (1.17%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.78%) Basel III
5 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.58%) GxP
7 2 (0.39%) COREP
8 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.19%) SEPA
8 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) XenApp
1 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
3 2 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.19%) Graphite
4 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (10.49%) HP
2 50 (9.71%) Oracle
3 45 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.60%) SAP
5 12 (2.33%) Siebel
6 10 (1.94%) IBM
6 10 (1.94%) Sybase
7 6 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.17%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.78%) Charles River
8 4 (0.78%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.58%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.58%) Citrix
9 3 (0.58%) Cognos
9 3 (0.58%) hybris
9 3 (0.58%) Informatica
9 3 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.58%) Tableau
9 3 (0.58%) Thunderhead
9 3 (0.58%) TSYS
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