The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Test Analyst
Rank 606 591 563
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 20 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.043% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 20
Average daily rate £325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £568 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 18 £350 -22.22% 2
London +5 8 £413 -12.23% 1
South East +21 5 £338 -6.89%
South West +5 3 £260 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £260 - 1
Scotland -4 2 £280 -25.33%
Edinburgh -14 2 £280 -25.33%
Slough - 2 £338 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
East of England +2 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (44.19%) Test Scripting
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Banking
3 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
5 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
6 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.28%) Validation
7 7 (16.28%) ISEB
7 7 (16.28%) System Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) Retail
9 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) ETL
9 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
10 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.30%) JIRA
10 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
10 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle
10 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.33%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) DataStage
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) JBehave
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.33%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.33%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (2.33%) SilkTest
4 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Toad
4 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (41.86%) Banking
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
4 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) International Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Test Scripting
2 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
4 7 (16.28%) System Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Validation
5 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
6 5 (11.63%) ETL
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO22301
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Cognos
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau
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