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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Test Analyst
Rank 630 621 605
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 20 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.058% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.061% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 25
Median daily rate £385 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.22% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -6.66%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 -16 19 £385 +8.45%
London -16 12 £405 -22.85%
South East +5 3 £350 +3.70%
South West +11 2 - -
Surrey -1 2 £400 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Leatherhead +13 1 £450 +12.50%
North West +10 1 £200 -
Scotland +9 1 £240 -15.49%
West Midlands -32 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £265 -
Oxford - 1 £265 -
Erskine - 1 £240 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £240 -

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 25 (51.02%) Business Analysis
2 18 (36.73%) Test Scripting
3 17 (34.69%) Finance
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Banking
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.29%) Change Management
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) QA
8 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
8 6 (12.24%) Solvency II
9 5 (10.20%) System Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Scrum
10 4 (8.16%) Retail
11 3 (6.12%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (6.12%) SWIFT
11 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
11 3 (6.12%) User Stories
11 3 (6.12%) Test Planning

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 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.04%) Maximo
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) MS Access
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) BBC
3 1 (2.04%) Contactless
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Equities
3 1 (2.04%) IVR
3 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Business Analysis
2 18 (36.73%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) System Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.12%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (6.12%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.12%) User Stories
9 3 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
1 6 (12.24%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Genesys
4 1 (2.04%) IFS
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Teradata
4 1 (2.04%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.04%) Virgin Media