The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Test Analyst
Rank 552 537 562
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 35 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.015% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.016% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 17
Average daily rate £398 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Business Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -64 30 £375 +11.11% 2
London -2 22 £404 -19.25% 1
City of London - 5 £500 -
South East -12 4 £320 -10.17% 1
West Yorkshire -18 2 £300 -7.69%
Yorkshire -19 2 £300 -7.69%
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Test Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (40.00%) Banking
1 20 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (26.00%) Retail
5 12 (24.00%) Finance
5 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.00%) Retail Banking
6 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) ISEB
7 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 8 (16.00%) Oracle
9 8 (16.00%) Analytics
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
10 7 (14.00%) Test Management
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (12.00%) ETL
11 6 (12.00%) Degree
11 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (12.00%) Fund Accounting

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
1 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MultiFonds
2 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.00%) ION MarketView
3 1 (2.00%) Temenos T24
3 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) ATM
2 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
4 4 (8.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 20 (40.00%) Banking
2 13 (26.00%) Retail
3 12 (24.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.00%) Local Government
5 3 (6.00%) Front Office
6 2 (4.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Legal
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) CSS3
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) Test Management
6 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (12.00%) ETL
7 6 (12.00%) Fund Accounting
8 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
9 4 (8.00%) V-Model
9 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.00%) ISEB
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Charles River
5 1 (2.00%) MarketAxess
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) Sophis
5 1 (2.00%) ION Trading
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