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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 189 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 255 388 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.69% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.82% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 279 241
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£368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £155.00 £48.75 £72.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.94% -32.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.75 £41.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £49.75 £102.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.48% +260.13%
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
20772 21329 19784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.37% 92.77% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14288 14968 13348
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 377 384 414
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.79 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -15 57 £402 +7.06% 24
Croydon -2 4 - -
Feltham - 3 £323 -
Greenford - 2 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £325 -
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 224 (38.42%) SQL
2 196 (33.62%) Finance
3 165 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (27.96%) Test Scripting
5 135 (23.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 123 (21.10%) Banking
7 103 (17.67%) QA
8 93 (15.95%) Java
9 92 (15.78%) HP Quality Center
10 91 (15.61%) Software Testing
11 90 (15.44%) JIRA
12 88 (15.09%) Selenium
12 88 (15.09%) ISEB
13 82 (14.07%) ISTQB
14 71 (12.18%) .NET
15 69 (11.84%) Test Automation
16 64 (10.98%) Oracle
17 61 (10.46%) HP
17 61 (10.46%) BDD
18 59 (10.12%) Regression Testing
19 57 (9.78%) Scrum
19 57 (9.78%) Retail
20 55 (9.43%) UNIX
20 55 (9.43%) Cucumber
21 54 (9.26%) Test Strategy
21 54 (9.26%) Manual Testing
22 51 (8.75%) Investment Banking
22 51 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
23 50 (8.58%) Microsoft
23 50 (8.58%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (2.57%) Confluence
2 10 (1.72%) CMS
3 8 (1.37%) IIS
3 8 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.51%) CICS
8 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) FileNet
9 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.17%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.20%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.69%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.69%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.69%) Cerner Millennium
5 4 (0.69%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.34%) Magento
7 2 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.34%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.03%) HTTP
1 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.03%) Internet
2 5 (0.86%) SAN
2 5 (0.86%) WAN
2 5 (0.86%) LAN
2 5 (0.86%) Firewall
3 4 (0.69%) ATM
4 2 (0.34%) GPRS
4 2 (0.34%) GSM
4 2 (0.34%) SS7
4 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.34%) 4G
5 1 (0.17%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.17%) ISUP
5 1 (0.17%) INAP
5 1 (0.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.86%) QlikView
6 4 (0.69%) Big Data
6 4 (0.69%) DB2
6 4 (0.69%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.34%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.34%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 90 (15.44%) JIRA
2 88 (15.09%) Selenium
3 55 (9.43%) Cucumber
4 36 (6.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 35 (6.00%) WebDriver
6 20 (3.43%) LoadRunner
7 18 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 17 (2.92%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.23%) Git (software)
10 11 (1.89%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.37%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.20%) JMeter
12 7 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.20%) Calabash
13 6 (1.03%) Geb
13 6 (1.03%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.03%) Subversion
14 5 (0.86%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.86%) Zephyr
General
1 196 (33.62%) Finance
2 123 (21.10%) Banking
3 57 (9.78%) Retail
4 51 (8.75%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.60%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.72%) Back Office
7 10 (1.72%) Legal
8 9 (1.54%) Marketing
9 8 (1.37%) Publishing
10 6 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.86%) Games
11 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.69%) Billing
13 3 (0.51%) Front Office
13 3 (0.51%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (12.18%) .NET
2 42 (7.20%) XML
3 26 (4.46%) SOAP
4 20 (3.43%) Web Services
5 16 (2.74%) HTML
6 15 (2.57%) Gherkin
7 10 (1.72%) RESTful
7 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.72%) MSMQ
8 8 (1.37%) REST
9 6 (1.03%) JSP
9 6 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.86%) JSON
10 5 (0.86%) J2EE
10 5 (0.86%) CSS
11 4 (0.69%) Middleware
11 4 (0.69%) JSF
11 4 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.51%) ISPF
12 3 (0.51%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (2.74%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.40%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.06%) Credit Risk
7 11 (1.89%) Derivative
8 10 (1.72%) NHS
9 9 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.54%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.20%) Open Source
10 7 (1.20%) Equities
11 6 (1.03%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.86%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.86%) EPoS
12 5 (0.86%) User Experience
12 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.43%) UNIX
2 38 (6.52%) Windows
3 26 (4.46%) Linux
4 21 (3.60%) Android
5 18 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.03%) Solaris
9 4 (0.69%) webOS
10 2 (0.34%) zOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (27.96%) Test Scripting
3 135 (23.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 91 (15.61%) Software Testing
5 69 (11.84%) Test Automation
6 61 (10.46%) BDD
7 59 (10.12%) Regression Testing
8 57 (9.78%) Scrum
9 54 (9.26%) Manual Testing
9 54 (9.26%) Test Strategy
10 50 (8.58%) Integration Testing
11 49 (8.40%) Migration
12 45 (7.72%) Automation Testing
13 43 (7.38%) Automated Testing
14 30 (5.15%) Waterfall
14 30 (5.15%) Data Migration
15 29 (4.97%) System Testing
15 29 (4.97%) Validation
16 28 (4.80%) TDD
16 28 (4.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 224 (38.42%) SQL
2 93 (15.95%) Java
3 34 (5.83%) C#
4 25 (4.29%) Ruby
5 18 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.57%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.89%) VBA
9 9 (1.54%) PHP
10 8 (1.37%) C
10 8 (1.37%) Perl
10 8 (1.37%) Python
11 7 (1.20%) Groovy
11 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.69%) VB
12 4 (0.69%) C++
13 3 (0.51%) COBOL
13 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.51%) JCL
13 3 (0.51%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 88 (15.09%) ISEB
2 82 (14.07%) ISTQB
3 35 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (5.83%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.43%) Degree
6 15 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) OSCP
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) CEH
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (17.67%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) GAAP
3 7 (1.20%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.69%) HL7
4 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.51%) FATCA
6 2 (0.34%) Basel III
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) COREP
System Software
1 9 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) NFS
3 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (15.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.34%) SCCM
3 2 (0.34%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Nessus
3 2 (0.34%) 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 (10.98%) Oracle
2 61 (10.46%) HP
3 50 (8.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.26%) SAP
5 14 (2.40%) IBM
6 13 (2.23%) Sybase
7 12 (2.06%) Cognos
8 11 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.72%) Remedy
10 7 (1.20%) VMware
10 7 (1.20%) Citrix
10 7 (1.20%) Murex
11 6 (1.03%) Siebel
11 6 (1.03%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.86%) Sun
13 4 (0.69%) Charles River
13 4 (0.69%) Cerner
13 4 (0.69%) CODA
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