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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 152 159 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 343 321 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.47% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 199 215
Average daily rate
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£365 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £234 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
21700 21898 22436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.85% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15234 15017 15286
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 401 462
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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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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 -30 67 £400 - 18
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £335 +36.73% 1
Croydon - 3 - -
Hammersmith -6 1 £300 -
Bromley -6 1 £425 -
Feltham -7 1 £368 +13.07%
Sidcup - 1 £380 -
Docklands, London - 1 £280 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 193 (31.95%) SQL
2 187 (30.96%) Finance
3 178 (29.47%) Test Scripting
4 174 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 134 (22.19%) Banking
7 132 (21.85%) QA
8 100 (16.56%) HP Quality Center
9 99 (16.39%) ISEB
10 98 (16.23%) Software Testing
11 90 (14.90%) Java
12 88 (14.57%) ISTQB
13 86 (14.24%) Selenium
14 75 (12.42%) JIRA
15 72 (11.92%) Test Automation
16 65 (10.76%) Automated Testing
17 64 (10.60%) Retail
17 64 (10.60%) HP
18 63 (10.43%) .NET
19 60 (9.93%) Integration Testing
19 60 (9.93%) Manual Testing
20 59 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (9.60%) Scrum
22 53 (8.77%) Cucumber
22 53 (8.77%) BDD
22 53 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
23 52 (8.61%) Investment Banking
23 52 (8.61%) Regression Testing
23 52 (8.61%) Oracle
24 50 (8.28%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (1.66%) CMS
2 7 (1.16%) Confluence
3 6 (0.99%) LiveLink
3 6 (0.99%) IIS
4 5 (0.83%) JBoss
4 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.50%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.33%) Documentum
6 2 (0.33%) SAS
6 2 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.17%) CICS
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) FileNet
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.32%) MS Office
3 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.16%) Summit
4 6 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.83%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.66%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.66%) Cerner Millennium
6 4 (0.66%) Magento
7 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.33%) Endur
8 2 (0.33%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.33%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.17%) Aligne
9 1 (0.17%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.99%) SaaS
2 4 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.50%) GitHub
4 2 (0.33%) Force.com
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
2 4 (0.66%) ATM
3 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) 3G
4 1 (0.17%) SS7
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) Wireless
4 1 (0.17%) LAN
4 1 (0.17%) WAN
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.17%) 4G
4 1 (0.17%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.17%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.99%) MySQL
5 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.83%) DB2
6 5 (0.83%) QlikView
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.66%) Big Data
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.50%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 86 (14.24%) Selenium
2 75 (12.42%) JIRA
3 53 (8.77%) Cucumber
4 37 (6.13%) HP UFT
5 26 (4.30%) LoadRunner
6 23 (3.81%) WebDriver
7 21 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.31%) SoapUI
9 14 (2.32%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.15%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.82%) JMeter
12 10 (1.66%) Git (software)
13 8 (1.32%) JBehave
13 8 (1.32%) Maven
13 8 (1.32%) FitNesse
13 8 (1.32%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.16%) JUnit
14 7 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
14 7 (1.16%) Bugzilla
15 6 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 187 (30.96%) Finance
2 134 (22.19%) Banking
3 64 (10.60%) Retail
4 52 (8.61%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.48%) Back Office
7 16 (2.65%) Marketing
8 14 (2.32%) Front Office
8 14 (2.32%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.15%) Legal
10 11 (1.82%) Billing
11 9 (1.49%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.16%) Advertising
13 6 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
14 5 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.66%) Publishing
16 2 (0.33%) Games
16 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.43%) .NET
2 43 (7.12%) XML
3 24 (3.97%) Web Services
4 18 (2.98%) SOAP
4 18 (2.98%) Gherkin
5 10 (1.66%) HTML
6 8 (1.32%) CSS
6 8 (1.32%) MSMQ
7 7 (1.16%) XML Messaging
7 7 (1.16%) JSON
7 7 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (0.99%) Middleware
9 5 (0.83%) J2EE
10 4 (0.66%) LAMP
10 4 (0.66%) RESTful
10 4 (0.66%) REST
11 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.48%) SWIFT
2 15 (2.48%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.48%) Fixed Income
3 14 (2.32%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.15%) Derivative
5 12 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.49%) NHS
8 7 (1.16%) Equities
9 6 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.99%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.99%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.83%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.83%) EPoS
11 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.66%) New Media
12 3 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.12%) UNIX
2 30 (4.97%) Windows
3 18 (2.98%) Linux
4 12 (1.99%) Android
5 11 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.33%) Solaris
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (29.47%) Test Scripting
2 174 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 98 (16.23%) Software Testing
5 72 (11.92%) Test Automation
6 65 (10.76%) Automated Testing
7 60 (9.93%) Integration Testing
7 60 (9.93%) Manual Testing
8 58 (9.60%) Scrum
9 53 (8.77%) BDD
9 53 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
10 52 (8.61%) Regression Testing
11 50 (8.28%) Test Strategy
12 49 (8.11%) Migration
13 40 (6.62%) E-Commerce
14 39 (6.46%) System Testing
15 38 (6.29%) Automation Testing
16 36 (5.96%) ETL
17 35 (5.79%) Performance Testing
18 32 (5.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 193 (31.95%) SQL
2 90 (14.90%) Java
3 42 (6.95%) C#
4 27 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 23 (3.81%) Ruby
6 13 (2.15%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.66%) VBA
8 10 (1.66%) Python
9 9 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.32%) PHP
11 6 (0.99%) Perl
12 4 (0.66%) C++
12 4 (0.66%) XPath
12 4 (0.66%) Groovy
13 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.50%) VB
14 2 (0.33%) C
14 2 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (16.39%) ISEB
2 88 (14.57%) ISTQB
3 36 (5.96%) Security Cleared
4 27 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (4.14%) Degree
6 18 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.17%) OSCP
11 1 (0.17%) CEH
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (21.85%) QA
2 6 (0.99%) GAAP
2 6 (0.99%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) Basel III
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 100 (16.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.83%) Nessus
3 1 (0.17%) Nmap
3 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.17%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.17%) nmon
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (10.60%) HP
2 52 (8.61%) Oracle
3 39 (6.46%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.64%) SAP
5 13 (2.15%) Murex
6 11 (1.82%) IBM
6 11 (1.82%) Sybase
7 10 (1.66%) Cognos
8 8 (1.32%) Siebel
8 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.32%) Remedy
9 7 (1.16%) OpenText
10 5 (0.83%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.83%) Cerner
10 5 (0.83%) hybris
11 4 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.66%) ATG
11 4 (0.66%) Wall Street Systems
11 4 (0.66%) Vertica
11 4 (0.66%) VMware
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