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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 145 148 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 310 307 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.41% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.51% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 214 262
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-8.55% -20.95%
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
19404 20335 18290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 93.10% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13736 13930 12338
Average daily rate £440 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 375 514
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +19 87 £350 -12.50% 33
Croydon -8 1 £368 +18.54%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 239 (38.00%) SQL
2 192 (30.52%) Finance
3 187 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (25.91%) Test Scripting
5 137 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 122 (19.40%) Selenium
7 118 (18.76%) Java
8 116 (18.44%) HP Quality Center
9 115 (18.28%) Banking
10 110 (17.49%) QA
11 109 (17.33%) JIRA
12 106 (16.85%) Software Testing
13 93 (14.79%) ISEB
14 85 (13.51%) Test Automation
15 77 (12.24%) Oracle
16 75 (11.92%) HP
17 72 (11.45%) .NET
17 72 (11.45%) ISTQB
18 70 (11.13%) BDD
19 67 (10.65%) Microsoft
20 62 (9.86%) Manual Testing
21 61 (9.70%) Scrum
21 61 (9.70%) Windows
22 59 (9.38%) UNIX
23 58 (9.22%) Regression Testing
24 57 (9.06%) WebDriver
25 55 (8.74%) Cucumber
25 55 (8.74%) Automated Testing
25 55 (8.74%) XML
26 52 (8.27%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (2.70%) Confluence
2 15 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.75%) CMS
4 6 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.64%) IIS
7 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.48%) CICS
8 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.32%) Drupal
8 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.16%) Lync
9 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.16%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.07%) MS Office
3 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Mingle
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.79%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.79%) Summit
6 4 (0.64%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.48%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.48%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.32%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.16%) Endur
9 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.16%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.32%) GitHub
1 2 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.43%) SAN
3 8 (1.27%) Wireshark
4 7 (1.11%) DNS
4 7 (1.11%) LAN
4 7 (1.11%) HTTP
5 6 (0.95%) WAN
6 5 (0.79%) Internet
6 5 (0.79%) Firewall
6 5 (0.79%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.48%) Network Security
8 2 (0.32%) ATM
8 2 (0.32%) GPRS
8 2 (0.32%) GSM
8 2 (0.32%) SSL
8 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.32%) FTP
8 2 (0.32%) Intranet
9 1 (0.16%) 4G
9 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.95%) MySQL
5 6 (0.95%) Big Data
6 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.48%) DataStage
7 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.32%) DB2
8 2 (0.32%) EDMS
8 2 (0.32%) Essbase
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 122 (19.40%) Selenium
2 109 (17.33%) JIRA
3 57 (9.06%) WebDriver
4 55 (8.74%) Cucumber
5 39 (6.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 31 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (4.45%) SoapUI
8 22 (3.50%) SpecFlow
9 20 (3.18%) JMeter
10 18 (2.86%) Visual Studio
11 17 (2.70%) LoadRunner
12 15 (2.38%) Git (software)
13 12 (1.91%) FitNesse
13 12 (1.91%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.59%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.59%) Calabash
15 9 (1.43%) Maven
16 8 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (1.27%) NUnit
16 8 (1.27%) Appium
General
1 192 (30.52%) Finance
2 115 (18.28%) Banking
3 48 (7.63%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.77%) Retail
5 12 (1.91%) Games
6 10 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.27%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.27%) Back Office
9 6 (0.95%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.64%) Marketing
11 4 (0.64%) Publishing
12 3 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.32%) Front Office
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.45%) .NET
2 55 (8.74%) XML
3 34 (5.41%) SOAP
4 31 (4.93%) Web Services
5 29 (4.61%) HTML
6 17 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.70%) REST
7 15 (2.38%) Gherkin
8 11 (1.75%) JSP
9 10 (1.59%) RESTful
9 10 (1.59%) Middleware
10 9 (1.43%) FIXML
10 9 (1.43%) FpML
11 7 (1.11%) CSS
12 6 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (0.64%) Ajax
13 4 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.64%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.64%) JSON
13 4 (0.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.45%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.29%) Derivative
4 24 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 24 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (3.02%) Credit Risk
6 17 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.91%) Open Source
7 12 (1.91%) Credit Derivative
8 11 (1.75%) iPhone
9 10 (1.59%) iPad
10 9 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.27%) Equities
11 8 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.27%) User Experience
12 7 (1.11%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.95%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.79%) NHS
14 5 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.70%) Windows
2 59 (9.38%) UNIX
3 31 (4.93%) Linux
3 31 (4.93%) Android
4 29 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.11%) Solaris
8 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.48%) webOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.32%) zOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (25.91%) Test Scripting
3 137 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 106 (16.85%) Software Testing
5 85 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 70 (11.13%) BDD
7 62 (9.86%) Manual Testing
8 61 (9.70%) Scrum
9 58 (9.22%) Regression Testing
10 55 (8.74%) Automated Testing
11 52 (8.27%) Automation Testing
11 52 (8.27%) Integration Testing
12 49 (7.79%) Migration
13 45 (7.15%) Performance Testing
14 42 (6.68%) System Testing
15 40 (6.36%) TDD
16 34 (5.41%) E-Commerce
16 34 (5.41%) Test Strategy
17 33 (5.25%) Data Migration
18 32 (5.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 239 (38.00%) SQL
2 118 (18.76%) Java
3 48 (7.63%) C#
4 31 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 25 (3.97%) Ruby
6 14 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.75%) C
8 10 (1.59%) PHP
9 9 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.43%) Perl
10 8 (1.27%) Python
11 6 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.95%) C++
11 6 (0.95%) VB
11 6 (0.95%) VBA
12 5 (0.79%) Scala
12 5 (0.79%) Groovy
13 3 (0.48%) SELCOPY
13 3 (0.48%) JCL
13 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (14.79%) ISEB
2 72 (11.45%) ISTQB
3 42 (6.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.97%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.23%) Degree
7 12 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) ACCA
11 1 (0.16%) CIMA
11 1 (0.16%) MCSD
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (17.49%) QA
2 9 (1.43%) EMIR
3 8 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.95%) GAAP
5 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.64%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.48%) FATCA
7 3 (0.48%) MiFID
8 2 (0.32%) Basel III
9 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.16%) COREP
9 1 (0.16%) Basel II
9 1 (0.16%) HL7
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 7 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) Nmap
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.16%) NFS
4 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 116 (18.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) CA Endevor
2 3 (0.48%) Nessus
3 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 77 (12.24%) Oracle
2 75 (11.92%) HP
3 67 (10.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.86%) SAP
5 16 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.38%) Murex
7 13 (2.07%) Cognos
7 13 (2.07%) IBM
8 9 (1.43%) Remedy
8 9 (1.43%) VMware
8 9 (1.43%) Citrix
8 9 (1.43%) BMC
9 8 (1.27%) Talend
10 7 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.95%) Sybase
12 5 (0.79%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.79%) Sun
12 5 (0.79%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.64%) Calypso
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £275 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-500 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago