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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Test Analyst
Rank 611 618 591
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 27 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.045% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.047% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 40
Median daily rate £438 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £292 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +12.50%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 21 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 1 July 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 +2 23 £475 +35.71%
London -3 14 £475 +2.70%
City of London +34 5 £525 +10.52%
South West +5 5 £319 -3.04%
Bristol +7 3 £288 -12.54%
Scotland - 3 £270 -
Bradford +11 2 £363 +3.57%
West Yorkshire -2 2 £363 +34.25%
Yorkshire -4 2 £363 +34.25%
Edinburgh - 2 £275 -
Hampshire +7 1 - -
South East +2 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £240 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 £240 -

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (45.10%) Test Scripting
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) Banking
6 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) Solvency II
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) QA
10 4 (7.84%) Retail
10 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
10 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
11 3 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.88%) SWIFT
11 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Validation
11 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.88%) Web Services
11 3 (5.88%) Windows

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 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.96%) SAS
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.96%) Maximo
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) DataStage
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.96%) BBC
3 1 (1.96%) Contactless
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Equities
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Test Scripting
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
3 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
7 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.88%) System Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
8 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Solvency II
2 5 (9.80%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) IFS
3 1 (1.96%) Informatica
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
3 1 (1.96%) Teradata
3 1 (1.96%) Virgin Media