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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 162 162 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 334 342 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.38% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.48% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 329
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £254 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +37.20%
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
22742 23106 23422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.94% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15876 15912 15528
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 415 579
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -0.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +4 90 £400 +8.40% 14
Croydon - 2 £305 - 2
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 226 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (31.05%) SQL
3 187 (28.46%) Test Scripting
4 185 (28.16%) Finance
5 168 (25.57%) QA
6 142 (21.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 131 (19.94%) Selenium
8 122 (18.57%) Banking
9 114 (17.35%) HP Quality Center
10 110 (16.74%) Software Testing
10 110 (16.74%) Java
11 103 (15.68%) ISEB
12 100 (15.22%) Oracle
13 89 (13.55%) Test Automation
14 82 (12.48%) Manual Testing
15 76 (11.57%) Scrum
16 75 (11.42%) C#
17 74 (11.26%) Microsoft
18 72 (10.96%) ISTQB
18 72 (10.96%) JIRA
19 69 (10.50%) .NET
19 69 (10.50%) TDD
20 66 (10.05%) HP
20 66 (10.05%) Automated Testing
21 63 (9.59%) BDD
22 59 (8.98%) Cucumber
22 59 (8.98%) WebDriver
23 58 (8.83%) Investment Banking
24 57 (8.68%) Integration Testing
24 57 (8.68%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.91%) Node.js
3 3 (0.46%) CMS
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.46%) Confluence
3 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.46%) Drupal
4 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) Lync
5 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Mingle
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.37%) Markit EDM
4 8 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.76%) Endur
6 5 (0.76%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.61%) Summit
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.46%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.46%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.30%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.15%) Trello
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.52%) DNS
3 9 (1.37%) Wireshark
4 6 (0.91%) Internet
4 6 (0.91%) SAN
5 5 (0.76%) Firewall
5 5 (0.76%) HTTP
5 5 (0.76%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.46%) SSL
6 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.46%) LAN
6 3 (0.46%) Network Security
7 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.30%) LTE
7 2 (0.30%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.15%) M3UA
8 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.67%) Big Data
7 9 (1.37%) QlikView
8 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.22%) MySQL
9 7 (1.07%) DataStage
10 6 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.91%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.76%) Star Schema
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.61%) DB2
13 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 131 (19.94%) Selenium
2 72 (10.96%) JIRA
3 59 (8.98%) Cucumber
3 59 (8.98%) WebDriver
4 44 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (5.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 36 (5.48%) Visual Studio
7 32 (4.87%) FitNesse
8 22 (3.35%) JMeter
9 20 (3.04%) SoapUI
10 19 (2.89%) SpecFlow
11 14 (2.13%) Jenkins
12 12 (1.83%) LoadRunner
13 11 (1.67%) Git (software)
14 10 (1.52%) Maven
14 10 (1.52%) Calabash
15 9 (1.37%) NUnit
15 9 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.37%) JUnit
16 8 (1.22%) WATIR
General
1 185 (28.16%) Finance
2 122 (18.57%) Banking
3 58 (8.83%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.41%) Retail
5 16 (2.44%) Front Office
6 10 (1.52%) Back Office
7 8 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.22%) Legal
8 7 (1.07%) Publishing
8 7 (1.07%) Games
9 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.61%) Advertising
10 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Marketing
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.50%) .NET
2 57 (8.68%) XML
3 44 (6.70%) Web Services
4 25 (3.81%) HTML
5 22 (3.35%) SOAP
6 21 (3.20%) Gherkin
7 12 (1.83%) REST
8 10 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.52%) Middleware
9 8 (1.22%) JSON
9 8 (1.22%) JSP
10 7 (1.07%) CSS
11 6 (0.91%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.91%) FIXML
11 6 (0.91%) FpML
12 5 (0.76%) Sass
12 5 (0.76%) Mustache
13 4 (0.61%) Ajax
13 4 (0.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.18%) Derivative
4 25 (3.81%) Open Source
5 24 (3.65%) Fixed Income
6 20 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (2.59%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
8 16 (2.44%) Credit Risk
9 14 (2.13%) Equities
9 14 (2.13%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.83%) iPhone
10 12 (1.83%) User Experience
11 10 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.52%) NHS
12 8 (1.22%) iPad
13 7 (1.07%) GIS
13 7 (1.07%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.91%) iSeries
14 6 (0.91%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.31%) Windows
2 38 (5.78%) UNIX
2 38 (5.78%) Apple iOS
3 33 (5.02%) Android
4 21 (3.20%) Linux
5 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.76%) Solaris
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.61%) VMS
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (28.46%) Test Scripting
3 142 (21.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 110 (16.74%) Software Testing
5 89 (13.55%) Test Automation
6 82 (12.48%) Manual Testing
7 76 (11.57%) Scrum
8 69 (10.50%) TDD
9 66 (10.05%) Automated Testing
10 63 (9.59%) BDD
11 57 (8.68%) Integration Testing
11 57 (8.68%) Automation Testing
12 49 (7.46%) E-Commerce
13 48 (7.31%) Regression Testing
13 48 (7.31%) Test Strategy
14 45 (6.85%) ETL
14 45 (6.85%) Performance Testing
15 37 (5.63%) Migration
16 32 (4.87%) Investment Management
16 32 (4.87%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (31.05%) SQL
2 110 (16.74%) Java
3 75 (11.42%) C#
4 33 (5.02%) Ruby
5 28 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.07%) C++
6 7 (1.07%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.91%) VB
8 5 (0.76%) VBA
8 5 (0.76%) PHP
9 4 (0.61%) Perl
9 4 (0.61%) C
9 4 (0.61%) VBScript
10 3 (0.46%) Python
10 3 (0.46%) RPG
10 3 (0.46%) Scala
10 3 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 103 (15.68%) ISEB
2 72 (10.96%) ISTQB
3 36 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (4.57%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.74%) Degree
7 16 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.30%) ACCA
10 2 (0.30%) CIMA
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCSD
11 1 (0.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (25.57%) QA
2 13 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (1.83%) EMIR
4 2 (0.30%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.15%) GAAP
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.46%) Nmap
3 2 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 114 (17.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.46%) SCCM
2 3 (0.46%) Nessus
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.15%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.15%) OpenView
4 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 100 (15.22%) Oracle
2 74 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 66 (10.05%) HP
4 19 (2.89%) SAP
5 15 (2.28%) Charles River
6 12 (1.83%) Murex
6 12 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.67%) Cognos
8 10 (1.52%) Remedy
9 9 (1.37%) Sophis
9 9 (1.37%) IBM
9 9 (1.37%) Calypso
10 8 (1.22%) BMC
10 8 (1.22%) ATG
11 7 (1.07%) Informatica
11 7 (1.07%) hybris
12 6 (0.91%) Siebel
12 6 (0.91%) Citrix
13 5 (0.76%) Talend
13 5 (0.76%) Adobe
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