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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 212 149 170
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 259 373 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.59% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.68% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 246 215
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -21.94%
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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
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 £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -20 35 £375 +3.44% 10
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £380 +13.43% 2
Croydon -12 2 £180 -44.61%
Ealing +2 1 £363 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 219 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (35.25%) Finance
3 168 (31.17%) SQL
4 165 (30.61%) Test Scripting
5 140 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 120 (22.26%) QA
7 107 (19.85%) JIRA
8 106 (19.67%) Banking
9 96 (17.81%) Selenium
10 92 (17.07%) Java
11 85 (15.77%) Regression Testing
12 78 (14.47%) ISTQB
13 76 (14.10%) ISEB
14 70 (12.99%) Integration Testing
15 68 (12.62%) Manual Testing
15 68 (12.62%) Scrum
16 66 (12.24%) Test Automation
17 65 (12.06%) HP Quality Center
18 62 (11.50%) Functional Testing
18 62 (11.50%) Software Testing
19 59 (10.95%) Microsoft
20 57 (10.58%) BDD
20 57 (10.58%) Defect Management
21 53 (9.83%) Cucumber
22 51 (9.46%) Retail
23 50 (9.28%) Migration
24 49 (9.09%) WebDriver
25 48 (8.91%) Oracle
26 47 (8.72%) HP
27 46 (8.53%) Analytical Skills

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 16 (2.97%) Confluence
2 14 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
5 2 (0.37%) Apache
5 2 (0.37%) Mule
5 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.19%) Documentum
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.19%) nginx
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.45%) MS Office
3 13 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.30%) Mingle
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.48%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (1.48%) SAP HR
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.56%) Sonata
6 3 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.37%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.11%) SaaS
3 5 (0.93%) Office 365
4 4 (0.74%) GitHub
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Boomi
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.23%) HTTP
1 12 (2.23%) Internet
2 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) ATM
3 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.37%) 4G
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
4 2 (0.37%) FTP
4 2 (0.37%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) 2G
5 1 (0.19%) 3G
5 1 (0.19%) GPRS
5 1 (0.19%) GSM
5 1 (0.19%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (4.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.11%) Big Data
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.74%) Data Mart
7 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.37%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 107 (19.85%) JIRA
2 96 (17.81%) Selenium
3 53 (9.83%) Cucumber
4 49 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 32 (5.94%) HP UFT
6 30 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (5.19%) Jenkins
8 24 (4.45%) JMeter
8 24 (4.45%) SoapUI
9 17 (3.15%) Git (software)
10 16 (2.97%) LoadRunner
11 14 (2.60%) Zephyr
12 12 (2.23%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.04%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.86%) Appium
14 10 (1.86%) JUnit
15 8 (1.48%) Capybara
15 8 (1.48%) JBehave
15 8 (1.48%) RSpec
16 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 190 (35.25%) Finance
2 106 (19.67%) Banking
3 51 (9.46%) Retail
4 28 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.97%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.11%) Front Office
7 6 (1.11%) Games
7 6 (1.11%) Publishing
8 5 (0.93%) Back Office
8 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.74%) Billing
9 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
10 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.75%) Web Services
2 25 (4.64%) .NET
3 22 (4.08%) SOAP
4 21 (3.90%) XML
5 20 (3.71%) Gherkin
6 18 (3.34%) HTML
7 11 (2.04%) REST
7 11 (2.04%) RESTful
8 9 (1.67%) HTML5
8 9 (1.67%) Node.js
9 8 (1.48%) CSS
9 8 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (1.11%) J2EE
11 5 (0.93%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.74%) JSON
12 4 (0.74%) Murex MxML
12 4 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.56%) Behat
14 2 (0.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (3.34%) Derivative
4 15 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.60%) Credit Risk
6 13 (2.41%) Equities
6 13 (2.41%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.04%) User Experience
8 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.30%) EPoS
10 5 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (0.74%) iPad
11 4 (0.74%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.74%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.56%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.56%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.61%) Unix
2 22 (4.08%) Windows
3 20 (3.71%) Linux
4 12 (2.23%) Android
4 12 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.37%) VMS
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (30.61%) Test Scripting
3 140 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 85 (15.77%) Regression Testing
5 70 (12.99%) Integration Testing
6 68 (12.62%) Manual Testing
6 68 (12.62%) Scrum
7 66 (12.24%) Test Automation
8 62 (11.50%) Functional Testing
8 62 (11.50%) Software Testing
9 57 (10.58%) BDD
9 57 (10.58%) Defect Management
10 50 (9.28%) Migration
11 45 (8.35%) Automated Testing
11 45 (8.35%) Automation Testing
12 40 (7.42%) Test Strategy
13 38 (7.05%) Non-Functional Testing
14 37 (6.86%) E-Commerce
15 35 (6.49%) System Testing
16 34 (6.31%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 168 (31.17%) SQL
2 92 (17.07%) Java
3 34 (6.31%) C#
4 26 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.78%) Python
6 13 (2.41%) VBScript
7 12 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.23%) Ruby
8 9 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.67%) VB
9 8 (1.48%) VBA
10 7 (1.30%) C
10 7 (1.30%) PHP
11 6 (1.11%) Perl
12 4 (0.74%) Jython
12 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.37%) C++
14 2 (0.37%) Groovy
15 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (14.47%) ISTQB
2 76 (14.10%) ISEB
3 34 (6.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.27%) Degree
6 17 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (22.26%) QA
2 13 (2.41%) Solvency II
3 12 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (2.23%) SDET
4 4 (0.74%) Basel III
4 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) GxP
6 2 (0.37%) COREP
6 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.37%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (12.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.74%) Puppet
3 3 (0.56%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.37%) Linux-HA
4 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.91%) Oracle
3 47 (8.72%) HP
4 37 (6.86%) SAP
5 18 (3.34%) IBM
6 10 (1.86%) Siebel
7 9 (1.67%) Sybase
8 7 (1.30%) Cognos
9 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.93%) Murex
9 5 (0.93%) Rally
9 5 (0.93%) TSYS
10 4 (0.74%) Informatica
10 4 (0.74%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.56%) Apple
11 3 (0.56%) ATG
11 3 (0.56%) Green Hat
11 3 (0.56%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.56%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.56%) Tableau
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