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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Test Analyst
Rank 608 585 577
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 22 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.044% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 13
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£320 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £219 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £398 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £283 £398
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -28.93%
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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 20 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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -7 19 £320 +6.66%
London -3 11 £550 +33.33%
South West -4 3 £270 -10.00%
Yorkshire -30 3 £270 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -30 3 £270 -10.00%
Scotland - 3 £307 -
Halifax +3 2 £270 -10.00%
Bristol -2 2 £270 -10.00%
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
City of London +8 1 £650 +44.44%
Hove +1 1 £260 +13.53%
East Sussex 0 1 £260 +13.53%
South East -21 1 £260 +13.53%
Leeds -28 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £165 -
Dorset - 1 £165 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £288 -

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Banking
3 17 (42.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.50%) ISEB
8 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Back Office
8 5 (12.50%) System Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
8 5 (12.50%) JIRA
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Front Office
10 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (7.50%) T-SQL

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (2.50%) FileNet
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.50%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.50%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (5.00%) Xcelsius
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) JBehave
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Back Office
5 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 3 (7.50%) Front Office
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
2 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) System Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Test Management
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.50%) IBM