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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 171 197 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 312 245 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.10% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.16% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 155 268
Median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £308 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £92.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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 +43 53 £423 +4.96% 11
Bromley - 3 £363 -
Croydon -16 1 £275 - 3
Harrow - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £275 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Ealing - 1 £330 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 233 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (35.44%) Finance
3 214 (34.63%) Test Scripting
4 207 (33.50%) SQL
5 164 (26.54%) Banking
6 157 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 137 (22.17%) QA
8 122 (19.74%) ISEB
9 116 (18.77%) HP Quality Center
10 110 (17.80%) ISTQB
10 110 (17.80%) Selenium
11 92 (14.89%) JIRA
12 88 (14.24%) Scrum
13 82 (13.27%) Microsoft
14 78 (12.62%) Integration Testing
14 78 (12.62%) Test Automation
15 76 (12.30%) Software Testing
16 74 (11.97%) HP
17 73 (11.81%) Java
18 71 (11.49%) BDD
19 69 (11.17%) Oracle
20 66 (10.68%) Regression Testing
20 66 (10.68%) System Integration Testing
21 65 (10.52%) Functional Testing
22 63 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 61 (9.87%) Manual Testing
24 59 (9.55%) Retail
25 57 (9.22%) C#
26 56 (9.06%) Automation Testing
27 52 (8.41%) .NET

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 32 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.46%) Confluence
4 7 (1.13%) Node.js
5 6 (0.97%) Apache
5 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) JBoss
7 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.16%) Mule
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.66%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) Mingle
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) Magento
3 3 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.32%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Endur
5 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) Boomi
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.62%) HTTP
2 4 (0.65%) Intranet
3 3 (0.49%) Internet
3 3 (0.49%) VPN
3 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.32%) ATM
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.32%) Skype
4 2 (0.32%) SMTP
4 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) BGP
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) OSPF
5 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.16%) Telnet
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.29%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.81%) Big Data
9 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.81%) MS Access
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (0.65%) Cognos Report Studio
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 110 (17.80%) Selenium
2 92 (14.89%) JIRA
3 46 (7.44%) Cucumber
3 46 (7.44%) HP UFT
4 44 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (6.96%) SoapUI
6 41 (6.63%) SpecFlow
7 35 (5.66%) WebDriver
8 33 (5.34%) LoadRunner
9 24 (3.88%) Visual Studio
10 23 (3.72%) Protractor
11 21 (3.40%) JMeter
11 21 (3.40%) Toad
12 16 (2.59%) Git (software)
12 16 (2.59%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.46%) FitNesse
14 8 (1.29%) JUnit
15 7 (1.13%) Gitweb
15 7 (1.13%) NeoLoad
15 7 (1.13%) YouTrack
General
1 219 (35.44%) Finance
2 164 (26.54%) Banking
3 59 (9.55%) Retail
4 40 (6.47%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.56%) Front Office
6 16 (2.59%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.13%) Law
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Advertising
10 5 (0.81%) Publishing
11 4 (0.65%) Billing
11 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.65%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Marketing
12 3 (0.49%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.41%) .NET
2 46 (7.44%) Gherkin
3 43 (6.96%) XML
4 26 (4.21%) SOAP
4 26 (4.21%) Web Services
5 18 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.91%) HTML
6 16 (2.59%) AngularJS
6 16 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (1.62%) RESTful
7 10 (1.62%) Spring Boot
8 8 (1.29%) CSS
8 8 (1.29%) Middleware
8 8 (1.29%) Murex MxML
9 6 (0.97%) REST
10 5 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.65%) JSON
12 3 (0.49%) Ajax
12 3 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.49%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (3.56%) Derivative
4 20 (3.24%) Equities
5 17 (2.75%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.46%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.29%) User Experience
8 6 (0.97%) NHS
9 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.65%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.65%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.49%) Apple TV
11 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.49%) IVR
11 3 (0.49%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.53%) Unix
2 22 (3.56%) Windows
3 12 (1.94%) Linux
4 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.49%) Android
5 3 (0.49%) VMS
6 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (34.63%) Test Scripting
3 157 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 88 (14.24%) Scrum
5 78 (12.62%) Integration Testing
5 78 (12.62%) Test Automation
6 76 (12.30%) Software Testing
7 71 (11.49%) BDD
8 66 (10.68%) Regression Testing
8 66 (10.68%) System Integration Testing
9 65 (10.52%) Functional Testing
10 61 (9.87%) Manual Testing
11 56 (9.06%) Automation Testing
12 50 (8.09%) Automated Testing
13 49 (7.93%) ETL
14 46 (7.44%) Non-Functional Testing
14 46 (7.44%) System Testing
15 45 (7.28%) Performance Testing
16 44 (7.12%) Defect Management
17 42 (6.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 207 (33.50%) SQL
2 73 (11.81%) Java
3 57 (9.22%) C#
4 39 (6.31%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.56%) VB
6 18 (2.91%) Ruby
7 16 (2.59%) PL/SQL
7 16 (2.59%) VBA
8 15 (2.43%) VBScript
9 10 (1.62%) Python
10 9 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.65%) Perl
11 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.49%) Groovy
12 3 (0.49%) PHP
12 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.16%) C
14 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (19.74%) ISEB
2 110 (17.80%) ISTQB
3 63 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.40%) Degree
6 14 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 14 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) ECDL
9 1 (0.16%) AAT
9 1 (0.16%) ACCA
9 1 (0.16%) CIMA
9 1 (0.16%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (22.17%) QA
2 10 (1.62%) SDET
3 7 (1.13%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.97%) SEPA
5 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.32%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) HL7
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.32%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 116 (18.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.16%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 82 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.97%) HP
3 69 (11.17%) Oracle
4 35 (5.66%) IBM
5 33 (5.34%) Cognos
6 20 (3.24%) SAP
7 15 (2.43%) Murex
8 7 (1.13%) Siebel
9 5 (0.81%) Citrix
10 4 (0.65%) ATG
10 4 (0.65%) Capita
10 4 (0.65%) Informatica
10 4 (0.65%) Sybase
11 3 (0.49%) Apple
11 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.49%) Green Hat
11 3 (0.49%) Rally
11 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.49%) Sun
12 2 (0.32%) Guidewire
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