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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Test Analyst
UK
Rank 581 600 599
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 15 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.037% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 14
Median daily rate £463 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £260 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -20.00%
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 8 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +43 15 £463 +32.14%
London +10 11 £475 +18.75%
South East +13 4 £450 +33.33%
City of London - 4 £588 -
Berkshire +20 2 £450 +33.33%
Reading - 2 £450 -
Havant - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) Murex
8 3 (9.38%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) Summit
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Derivative
8 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
9 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.25%) QA
9 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Management
9 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared

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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Summit
2 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Test Management
9 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Logistics
9 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) HP
1 3 (9.38%) Murex
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Charles River
3 1 (3.13%) Avaloq
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) TSYS
3 1 (3.13%) Wallstreet Suite