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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 173 170 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 287 309 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.27% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.37% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 209 256
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £302
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.06 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-55.95% +46.47%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 78 £375 -6.25% 30
Croydon -2 4 £346 +11.69%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 225 (36.35%) SQL
2 202 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (28.27%) Finance
4 168 (27.14%) Test Scripting
5 133 (21.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 130 (21.00%) QA
7 124 (20.03%) Selenium
8 119 (19.22%) HP Quality Center
9 116 (18.74%) Software Testing
10 114 (18.42%) Banking
11 109 (17.61%) Java
12 100 (16.16%) ISEB
12 100 (16.16%) JIRA
13 91 (14.70%) Oracle
14 77 (12.44%) Test Automation
15 74 (11.95%) Manual Testing
16 72 (11.63%) Microsoft
16 72 (11.63%) HP
17 71 (11.47%) ISTQB
18 69 (11.15%) .NET
19 65 (10.50%) Scrum
19 65 (10.50%) BDD
20 63 (10.18%) Automated Testing
21 60 (9.69%) WebDriver
22 59 (9.53%) C#
23 56 (9.05%) Windows
24 55 (8.89%) Regression Testing
24 55 (8.89%) Automation Testing
25 54 (8.72%) XML
26 52 (8.40%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.94%) Confluence
3 8 (1.29%) CMS
4 6 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.48%) Drupal
6 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.16%) Lync
8 1 (0.16%) Node.js
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) SAP EP
Applications
1 22 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Mingle
4 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.97%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.81%) Summit
6 4 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.65%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.48%) Endur
8 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.32%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.16%) Salerio
9 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) SaaS
1 2 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.62%) SAN
3 8 (1.29%) Wireshark
4 6 (0.97%) DNS
5 5 (0.81%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.65%) Internet
7 3 (0.48%) Network Security
7 3 (0.48%) SSL
7 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.48%) FTP
8 2 (0.32%) HTTP
8 2 (0.32%) LAN
8 2 (0.32%) Intranet
9 1 (0.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
9 1 (0.16%) ATM
9 1 (0.16%) Broadband
9 1 (0.16%) GPRS
9 1 (0.16%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (6.14%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.29%) MySQL
7 6 (0.97%) DataStage
7 6 (0.97%) Big Data
8 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.32%) EDMS
10 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.32%) QlikView
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 124 (20.03%) Selenium
2 100 (16.16%) JIRA
3 60 (9.69%) WebDriver
4 47 (7.59%) Cucumber
5 41 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (6.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 25 (4.04%) SoapUI
7 25 (4.04%) SpecFlow
8 24 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 20 (3.23%) JMeter
9 20 (3.23%) FitNesse
10 13 (2.10%) Git (software)
11 12 (1.94%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.78%) LoadRunner
12 11 (1.78%) NUnit
13 10 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (1.62%) Maven
14 9 (1.45%) Appium
15 8 (1.29%) Calabash
15 8 (1.29%) TeamCity
General
1 175 (28.27%) Finance
2 114 (18.42%) Banking
3 49 (7.92%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.85%) Retail
5 10 (1.62%) Games
5 10 (1.62%) Back Office
6 8 (1.29%) Legal
6 8 (1.29%) General Ledger
7 7 (1.13%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.13%) Front Office
8 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.65%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Publishing
9 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.65%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.15%) .NET
2 54 (8.72%) XML
3 33 (5.33%) Web Services
4 31 (5.01%) HTML
5 28 (4.52%) SOAP
6 18 (2.91%) Gherkin
7 16 (2.58%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.42%) REST
9 13 (2.10%) JSP
10 10 (1.62%) Middleware
11 7 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (1.13%) RESTful
11 7 (1.13%) CSS
12 6 (0.97%) FIXML
12 6 (0.97%) FpML
12 6 (0.97%) JSON
13 5 (0.81%) WCF
14 4 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.65%) Ajax
15 3 (0.48%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.01%) Derivative
3 30 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.72%) Fixed Income
5 19 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (2.91%) Credit Risk
7 15 (2.42%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.26%) iPhone
9 13 (2.10%) Open Source
10 12 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.78%) User Experience
12 10 (1.62%) Equities
13 9 (1.45%) iPad
14 7 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.97%) NHS
15 6 (0.97%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.81%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.05%) Windows
2 52 (8.40%) UNIX
3 33 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 32 (5.17%) Android
5 26 (4.20%) Linux
6 8 (1.29%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) webOS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (27.14%) Test Scripting
3 133 (21.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 116 (18.74%) Software Testing
5 77 (12.44%) Test Automation
6 74 (11.95%) Manual Testing
7 65 (10.50%) Scrum
7 65 (10.50%) BDD
8 63 (10.18%) Automated Testing
9 55 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 55 (8.89%) Automation Testing
10 50 (8.08%) TDD
11 49 (7.92%) Integration Testing
12 45 (7.27%) Test Strategy
13 43 (6.95%) ETL
14 42 (6.79%) Migration
14 42 (6.79%) Performance Testing
15 38 (6.14%) System Testing
16 36 (5.82%) E-Commerce
17 32 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 225 (36.35%) SQL
2 109 (17.61%) Java
3 59 (9.53%) C#
4 32 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.55%) Ruby
6 11 (1.78%) PHP
7 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.29%) Perl
9 7 (1.13%) C
10 6 (0.97%) C++
10 6 (0.97%) Python
10 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.81%) Groovy
11 5 (0.81%) VB
12 4 (0.65%) VBA
13 3 (0.48%) Scala
13 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.48%) VBScript
14 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (16.16%) ISEB
2 71 (11.47%) ISTQB
3 43 (6.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (5.82%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.52%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.26%) Degree
7 9 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCITP
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) MOS
10 1 (0.16%) ACCA
10 1 (0.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (21.00%) QA
2 9 (1.45%) EMIR
3 8 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) GAAP
6 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.32%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Nmap
2 2 (0.32%) KVM
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 119 (19.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) Nessus
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 91 (14.70%) Oracle
2 72 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.63%) HP
3 18 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (2.75%) SAP
5 12 (1.94%) Cognos
6 10 (1.62%) Talend
6 10 (1.62%) IBM
6 10 (1.62%) Citrix
6 10 (1.62%) Murex
7 9 (1.45%) Remedy
7 9 (1.45%) BMC
8 6 (0.97%) ATG
8 6 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.81%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.81%) Charles River
9 5 (0.81%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.81%) Siebel
10 4 (0.65%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.65%) hybris
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