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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Test Analyst
Rank 607 594 562
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 21 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.038% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.042% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £423 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £398
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -24.52%
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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 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 30 July 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 -29 19 £325 +8.33% 4
London +5 10 £550 +29.41% 1
Halifax +2 4 £270 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -23 4 £270 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire -27 4 £270 -10.00% 2
South East -12 3 £334 +45.74% 1
Bristol -7 2 £270 -10.00%
South West -7 2 £270 -10.00%
City of London -9 2 £650 +52.94%
Milton Keynes - 2 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £338 -
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
Portsmouth - 1 £330 -
Leeds - 1 £270 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £330 -

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
2 17 (48.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.29%) Retail
6 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) System Testing
6 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Management
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.43%) Back Office
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Front Office
8 3 (8.57%) ETL
8 3 (8.57%) ISEB
8 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Legal
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.86%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (2.86%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (5.71%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.86%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Back Office
5 3 (8.57%) Legal
5 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.57%) Front Office
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.86%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) IVR
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) System Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Management
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
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