The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Test Analyst
Rank 630 639 627
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 19 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.053% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.056% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 14
Median daily rate £398 £310 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.22% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Test Analyst in the job title.

Business Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK.

Business Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Business Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK.

Business Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +18 19 £398 +23.25% 1
London -3 11 £405 -9.24%
South East +20 3 £350 +29.62%
North East - 2 £410 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £410 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £410 -
North West +21 1 £200 -
South West +13 1 - -
Dorset +4 1 - -
Bournemouth 0 1 - -
West Midlands -19 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £265 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £265 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Business 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 featuring Business Test Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (52.38%) Business Analysis
2 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
3 16 (38.10%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) Banking
4 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Solvency II
7 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) System Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) QA
8 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) Validation

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.38%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) BBC
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) IVR
2 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Business Analysis
2 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
3 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) System Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (4.76%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.76%) SDLC
8 2 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 4 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) HP
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Avaya
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco
2 1 (2.38%) Genesys
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Teradata
2 1 (2.38%) Thunderhead
2 1 (2.38%) Virgin Media