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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 149 136 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 325 360 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.61% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.73% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 251 251
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £155.00 £47.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.31% -56.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £132.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-71.69% +253.33%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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
(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 +23 96 £350 -6.66% 25
Croydon -4 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 226 (37.54%) SQL
2 205 (34.05%) Finance
3 169 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (27.41%) Test Scripting
5 139 (23.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 118 (19.60%) Banking
7 114 (18.94%) QA
8 106 (17.61%) Selenium
9 101 (16.78%) HP Quality Center
10 100 (16.61%) Java
10 100 (16.61%) ISEB
11 98 (16.28%) Software Testing
12 92 (15.28%) JIRA
13 88 (14.62%) ISTQB
14 75 (12.46%) Test Automation
15 70 (11.63%) .NET
16 69 (11.46%) BDD
17 64 (10.63%) HP
18 63 (10.47%) Oracle
18 63 (10.47%) Manual Testing
19 57 (9.47%) Regression Testing
20 56 (9.30%) Cucumber
20 56 (9.30%) Automated Testing
21 55 (9.14%) UNIX
22 54 (8.97%) Scrum
22 54 (8.97%) Integration Testing
23 53 (8.80%) Microsoft
23 53 (8.80%) Test Strategy
24 52 (8.64%) Automation Testing
25 51 (8.47%) Migration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.82%) Confluence
2 10 (1.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.66%) CMS
3 8 (1.33%) IIS
4 6 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.50%) CICS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.33%) Apache
7 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.17%) FileNet
8 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.17%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.17%) Lync
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (1.00%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.66%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.66%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.50%) Summit
6 3 (0.50%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.50%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.33%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.33%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.33%) SaaS
1 2 (0.33%) GitHub
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.16%) TCP/IP
1 7 (1.16%) SAN
2 6 (1.00%) HTTP
2 6 (1.00%) Internet
2 6 (1.00%) LAN
3 5 (0.83%) WAN
3 5 (0.83%) Firewall
4 3 (0.50%) ATM
5 2 (0.33%) GPRS
5 2 (0.33%) GSM
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) UMTS
6 1 (0.17%) SS7
6 1 (0.17%) ISUP
6 1 (0.17%) INAP
6 1 (0.17%) DAB
6 1 (0.17%) LDAP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.83%) Big Data
5 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.50%) Data Mart
6 3 (0.50%) MySQL
6 3 (0.50%) QlikView
6 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.33%) EDMS
7 2 (0.33%) Essbase
7 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.33%) DataStage
7 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 106 (17.61%) Selenium
2 92 (15.28%) JIRA
3 56 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 41 (6.81%) WebDriver
5 38 (6.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (4.49%) SoapUI
7 23 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (3.16%) SpecFlow
9 18 (2.99%) LoadRunner
10 13 (2.16%) JMeter
11 12 (1.99%) Git (software)
12 11 (1.83%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.50%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.50%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.50%) Calabash
14 7 (1.16%) FitNesse
15 6 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (1.00%) Toad
15 6 (1.00%) Maven
15 6 (1.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 205 (34.05%) Finance
2 118 (19.60%) Banking
3 47 (7.81%) Investment Banking
4 45 (7.48%) Retail
5 21 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.99%) Back Office
7 11 (1.83%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.16%) Legal
9 7 (1.16%) Publishing
10 5 (0.83%) Games
11 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Marketing
12 3 (0.50%) Law
12 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.63%) .NET
2 46 (7.64%) XML
3 33 (5.48%) SOAP
4 23 (3.82%) Web Services
5 17 (2.82%) HTML
6 15 (2.49%) Gherkin
7 11 (1.83%) REST
7 11 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.66%) MSMQ
8 10 (1.66%) RESTful
9 7 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.16%) JSP
10 5 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.83%) Middleware
11 4 (0.66%) FIXML
11 4 (0.66%) FpML
11 4 (0.66%) CSS
11 4 (0.66%) WCF
11 4 (0.66%) JSON
11 4 (0.66%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.99%) Fixed Income
2 18 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.16%) Derivative
6 12 (1.99%) Credit Risk
6 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.50%) NHS
8 8 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.33%) Open Source
9 7 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.16%) Equities
10 6 (1.00%) User Experience
11 5 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.83%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.83%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.66%) Online Games
12 4 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.14%) UNIX
2 39 (6.48%) Windows
3 27 (4.49%) Linux
4 20 (3.32%) Android
5 17 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.16%) Solaris
8 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.50%) webOS
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.33%) zOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (27.41%) Test Scripting
3 139 (23.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 98 (16.28%) Software Testing
5 75 (12.46%) Test Automation
6 69 (11.46%) BDD
7 63 (10.47%) Manual Testing
8 57 (9.47%) Regression Testing
9 56 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 54 (8.97%) Scrum
10 54 (8.97%) Integration Testing
11 53 (8.80%) Test Strategy
12 52 (8.64%) Automation Testing
13 51 (8.47%) Migration
14 34 (5.65%) Data Migration
15 33 (5.48%) System Testing
15 33 (5.48%) Waterfall
16 32 (5.32%) TDD
17 29 (4.82%) Performance Testing
18 28 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 226 (37.54%) SQL
2 100 (16.61%) Java
3 35 (5.81%) C#
4 27 (4.49%) Ruby
5 19 (3.16%) PL/SQL
5 19 (3.16%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.16%) PHP
8 11 (1.83%) Perl
9 10 (1.66%) VBA
10 8 (1.33%) C
11 7 (1.16%) Python
11 7 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.00%) Groovy
13 4 (0.66%) VB
14 3 (0.50%) JCL
14 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.50%) C++
14 3 (0.50%) COBOL
14 3 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 100 (16.61%) ISEB
2 88 (14.62%) ISTQB
3 39 (6.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.99%) Degree
5 18 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.49%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CEH
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) OSCP
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (18.94%) QA
2 9 (1.50%) GAAP
3 7 (1.16%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) FATCA
6 2 (0.33%) HL7
6 2 (0.33%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) COREP
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) NFS
3 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 101 (16.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.50%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) Nessus
3 2 (0.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
4 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) nmon
Vendors
1 64 (10.63%) HP
2 63 (10.47%) Oracle
3 53 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.32%) SAP
5 15 (2.49%) Sybase
6 14 (2.33%) IBM
7 12 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.99%) Cognos
8 11 (1.83%) Murex
9 10 (1.66%) Remedy
10 9 (1.50%) VMware
11 8 (1.33%) Siebel
12 7 (1.16%) Citrix
13 6 (1.00%) Sun
13 6 (1.00%) Talend
14 5 (0.83%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.66%) CODA
15 4 (0.66%) Bloomberg
15 4 (0.66%) F5
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago