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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 166 189 133
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 351 263 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.15% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.22% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 169 279
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £155.00 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +217.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -67.72%
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 69 £423 +3.68% 15
Croydon -9 5 £311 - 1
Bromley - 3 £363 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £275 -
Ealing - 1 £330 -
Westminster - 1 - - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 238 (35.74%) Test Scripting
2 235 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (34.98%) Finance
4 220 (33.03%) SQL
5 187 (28.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 182 (27.33%) Banking
7 145 (21.77%) HP Quality Center
8 137 (20.57%) ISEB
9 135 (20.27%) QA
10 123 (18.47%) ISTQB
11 101 (15.17%) Selenium
12 98 (14.71%) JIRA
13 90 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 85 (12.76%) Software Testing
14 85 (12.76%) HP
15 84 (12.61%) Scrum
16 81 (12.16%) Regression Testing
16 81 (12.16%) Test Automation
17 78 (11.71%) BDD
17 78 (11.71%) Functional Testing
18 76 (11.41%) Java
19 74 (11.11%) Integration Testing
20 71 (10.66%) Oracle
21 67 (10.06%) Retail
22 65 (9.76%) Automated Testing
22 65 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
23 61 (9.16%) Manual Testing
24 60 (9.01%) Defect Management
25 59 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
26 57 (8.56%) ETL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.20%) Confluence
4 7 (1.05%) Node.js
5 6 (0.90%) Apache
5 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.60%) SAS
7 3 (0.45%) CMS
7 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Documentum
9 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.11%) MS Office
3 7 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.45%) Mingle
7 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.45%) Magento
4 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Lorenzo
5 2 (0.30%) Minerva
5 2 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.30%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.30%) TradeThru
6 1 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.60%) Office 365
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.35%) HTTP
1 9 (1.35%) Internet
2 4 (0.60%) Intranet
3 3 (0.45%) Firewall
3 3 (0.45%) VPN
3 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.30%) LAN
4 2 (0.30%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.30%) Skype
4 2 (0.30%) SMTP
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.15%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.05%) Big Data
10 5 (0.75%) Data Mart
10 5 (0.75%) MS Access
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (15.17%) Selenium
2 98 (14.71%) JIRA
3 55 (8.26%) Cucumber
4 48 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (7.06%) HP UFT
6 43 (6.46%) SoapUI
6 43 (6.46%) SpecFlow
7 33 (4.95%) LoadRunner
8 31 (4.65%) WebDriver
9 26 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 23 (3.45%) Protractor
11 22 (3.30%) Jenkins
12 21 (3.15%) Toad
13 20 (3.00%) JMeter
14 16 (2.40%) Git (software)
15 11 (1.65%) FitNesse
16 9 (1.35%) JUnit
17 8 (1.20%) Capybara
18 6 (0.90%) Jasmine
18 6 (0.90%) YouTrack
General
1 233 (34.98%) Finance
2 182 (27.33%) Banking
3 67 (10.06%) Retail
4 45 (6.76%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.30%) Front Office
6 18 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.05%) Back Office
8 7 (1.05%) Law
9 5 (0.75%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.75%) Legal
10 4 (0.60%) Billing
10 4 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.60%) Publishing
11 3 (0.45%) Games
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.41%) .NET
2 52 (7.81%) Gherkin
3 49 (7.36%) XML
4 28 (4.20%) Web Services
5 25 (3.75%) SOAP
6 18 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.40%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (2.40%) HTML
8 11 (1.65%) RESTful
9 10 (1.50%) REST
9 10 (1.50%) Spring Boot
10 9 (1.35%) Middleware
11 7 (1.05%) CSS
12 5 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.75%) FIXML
12 5 (0.75%) JSON
12 5 (0.75%) Murex MxML
12 5 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.60%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (3.60%) Derivative
4 20 (3.00%) Equities
5 19 (2.85%) Fixed Income
6 10 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.35%) User Experience
8 8 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.05%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.75%) IVR
10 5 (0.75%) NHS
10 5 (0.75%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.75%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.60%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.45%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.05%) Windows
2 24 (3.60%) Unix
3 11 (1.65%) Linux
4 7 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.90%) Android
6 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.45%) VMS
8 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (35.74%) Test Scripting
2 235 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (28.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 85 (12.76%) Software Testing
5 84 (12.61%) Scrum
6 81 (12.16%) Regression Testing
6 81 (12.16%) Test Automation
7 78 (11.71%) BDD
7 78 (11.71%) Functional Testing
8 74 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 65 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 65 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
10 61 (9.16%) Manual Testing
11 60 (9.01%) Defect Management
12 57 (8.56%) ETL
13 51 (7.66%) Automation Testing
14 50 (7.51%) Performance Testing
14 50 (7.51%) TDD
15 46 (6.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 46 (6.91%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (33.03%) SQL
2 76 (11.41%) Java
3 54 (8.11%) C#
4 38 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.80%) Ruby
6 22 (3.30%) VB
7 16 (2.40%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.10%) VBA
9 12 (1.80%) Python
9 12 (1.80%) VBScript
10 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.60%) Perl
11 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.45%) Groovy
12 3 (0.45%) PHP
12 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.30%) Scala
14 1 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 137 (20.57%) ISEB
2 123 (18.47%) ISTQB
3 56 (8.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.55%) Degree
6 16 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.10%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) ECDL
10 1 (0.15%) AAT
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) CIMA
10 1 (0.15%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (20.27%) QA
2 12 (1.80%) SEPA
3 7 (1.05%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.90%) SDET
5 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) EMIR
7 2 (0.30%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) Docker
3 2 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 145 (21.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 90 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.76%) HP
3 71 (10.66%) Oracle
4 39 (5.86%) Cognos
5 32 (4.80%) IBM
6 22 (3.30%) Murex
7 21 (3.15%) SAP
8 7 (1.05%) Siebel
9 6 (0.90%) Citrix
10 4 (0.60%) ATG
10 4 (0.60%) Capita
10 4 (0.60%) Demandware
10 4 (0.60%) Fidessa
10 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.60%) Sybase
11 3 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.45%) hybris
11 3 (0.45%) Informatica
11 3 (0.45%) Rally
11 3 (0.45%) Sun
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