The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 155 173 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -82
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 311 280 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.17% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.27% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 207 365
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -40.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Test Analyst
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -7 89 £400 -3.03% 29
Uxbridge - 2 £335 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Brentford - 1 £275 -
Croydon - 1 £400 - 1
Dagenham - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 219 (30.93%) Test Scripting
2 207 (29.24%) SQL
3 196 (27.68%) Finance
4 192 (27.12%) QA
5 171 (24.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 169 (23.87%) Selenium
7 145 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (17.94%) Banking
9 122 (17.23%) Java
10 116 (16.38%) ISEB
11 111 (15.68%) Oracle
12 104 (14.69%) Software Testing
13 97 (13.70%) HP Quality Center
14 96 (13.56%) Test Automation
15 86 (12.15%) Automated Testing
16 83 (11.72%) Scrum
17 81 (11.44%) ISTQB
17 81 (11.44%) Cucumber
18 75 (10.59%) C#
19 73 (10.31%) TDD
20 72 (10.17%) Investment Banking
20 72 (10.17%) BDD
21 71 (10.03%) WebDriver
22 68 (9.60%) E-Commerce
22 68 (9.60%) Microsoft
23 67 (9.46%) Web Services
24 66 (9.32%) Test Strategy
25 63 (8.90%) Integration Testing
26 62 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
27 61 (8.62%) Manual Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (1.98%) Node.js
2 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.85%) Confluence
4 4 (0.56%) Drupal
4 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.56%) Apache
5 3 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.28%) CMS
6 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) CICS
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (0.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.14%) Mingle
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.98%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.13%) LatentZero
4 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.99%) Sentinel
4 7 (0.99%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.71%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.56%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.56%) Agresso
6 4 (0.56%) BASE24
6 4 (0.56%) Tesseract
6 4 (0.56%) Minerva
7 3 (0.42%) HFM
7 3 (0.42%) Salerio
7 3 (0.42%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) PaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Trello
4 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.41%) HTTP
2 6 (0.85%) Internet
3 5 (0.71%) Firewall
4 4 (0.56%) DNS
5 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.42%) SAN
6 2 (0.28%) LTE
6 2 (0.28%) SSL
6 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.28%) ATM
6 2 (0.28%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) UTRAN
7 1 (0.14%) SMPP
7 1 (0.14%) TCAP
7 1 (0.14%) SCCP
7 1 (0.14%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.40%) MySQL
7 13 (1.84%) QlikView
7 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.84%) Big Data
8 12 (1.69%) DataStage
9 10 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.99%) Star Schema
11 7 (0.99%) DB2
11 7 (0.99%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.56%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 169 (23.87%) Selenium
2 81 (11.44%) Cucumber
3 71 (10.03%) WebDriver
4 59 (8.33%) JIRA
5 56 (7.91%) QuickTest Pro
6 41 (5.79%) FitNesse
7 38 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (4.52%) SoapUI
9 31 (4.38%) Visual Studio
10 23 (3.25%) JMeter
10 23 (3.25%) Jenkins
11 18 (2.54%) WATIR
12 17 (2.40%) LoadRunner
13 15 (2.12%) Sahi
14 13 (1.84%) Git (software)
15 12 (1.69%) SpecFlow
16 11 (1.55%) Eclipse
17 10 (1.41%) Maven
18 9 (1.27%) JUnit
18 9 (1.27%) Calabash
General
1 196 (27.68%) Finance
2 127 (17.94%) Banking
3 72 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.38%) Retail
5 22 (3.11%) Front Office
6 18 (2.54%) Back Office
7 13 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.55%) Publishing
9 10 (1.41%) Advertising
10 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.71%) Legal
12 5 (0.71%) Billing
13 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.42%) Games
14 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.46%) Web Services
2 59 (8.33%) .NET
3 58 (8.19%) XML
4 27 (3.81%) SOAP
5 22 (3.11%) Gherkin
6 17 (2.40%) HTML
7 13 (1.84%) Mustache
7 13 (1.84%) Sass
8 11 (1.55%) REST
9 9 (1.27%) JSON
10 6 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.71%) XSLT
11 5 (0.71%) J2EE
12 4 (0.56%) CSS
12 4 (0.56%) XSD
12 4 (0.56%) HTML5
12 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.42%) Ajax
13 3 (0.42%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.79%) Derivative
2 33 (4.66%) Open Source
3 28 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.97%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.26%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.26%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.98%) Market Risk
8 13 (1.84%) Equities
9 12 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.69%) SWIFT
10 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (0.99%) NHS
13 6 (0.85%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.71%) Data Conversion
14 5 (0.71%) GIS
15 4 (0.56%) STB
15 4 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.37%) UNIX
2 34 (4.80%) Linux
3 32 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.38%) Android
5 21 (2.97%) Windows
6 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.71%) Solaris
7 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.56%) VMS
9 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (30.93%) Test Scripting
2 171 (24.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 145 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (14.69%) Software Testing
5 96 (13.56%) Test Automation
6 86 (12.15%) Automated Testing
7 83 (11.72%) Scrum
8 73 (10.31%) TDD
9 72 (10.17%) BDD
10 68 (9.60%) E-Commerce
11 66 (9.32%) Test Strategy
12 63 (8.90%) Integration Testing
13 61 (8.62%) Manual Testing
14 59 (8.33%) Automation Testing
15 53 (7.49%) ETL
16 45 (6.36%) Regression Testing
17 40 (5.65%) Performance Testing
18 35 (4.94%) Test Management
19 33 (4.66%) System Testing
19 33 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 207 (29.24%) SQL
2 122 (17.23%) Java
3 75 (10.59%) C#
4 40 (5.65%) Ruby
5 14 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.13%) VB
7 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.85%) PHP
8 6 (0.85%) C++
9 5 (0.71%) VBScript
10 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.56%) Perl
11 3 (0.42%) COBOL
11 3 (0.42%) VBA
11 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.28%) RPG
13 1 (0.14%) Jython
13 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 116 (16.38%) ISEB
2 81 (11.44%) ISTQB
3 34 (4.80%) Degree
4 30 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (27.12%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.71%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 97 (13.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) SCCM
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
3 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 111 (15.68%) Oracle
2 68 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.05%) HP
4 28 (3.95%) SAP
5 20 (2.82%) Charles River
6 15 (2.12%) IBM
7 13 (1.84%) Informatica
8 12 (1.69%) Cognos
8 12 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.41%) Siebel
11 9 (1.27%) Calypso
11 9 (1.27%) ATG
11 9 (1.27%) Sophis
12 8 (1.13%) ION Trading
12 8 (1.13%) Adobe
13 7 (0.99%) thinkFolio
13 7 (0.99%) MarketAxess
14 6 (0.85%) hybris
14 6 (0.85%) Talend
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £405 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £330 to £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Unspecified - negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QMS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago