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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Test Analyst
Rank 590 558 562
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 22 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.030% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.033% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 23
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£300 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £355 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +22.30%
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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 7 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 28 August 2014. 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 -11 20 £300 -31.07% 1
London 0 5 £413 -13.20%
Yorkshire - 4 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 28 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (28.33%) Banking
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
5 13 (21.67%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (18.33%) Test Management
6 11 (18.33%) Retail
7 10 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 10 (16.67%) SQL
7 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (16.67%) QA
8 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (13.33%) Analytics
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
10 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.00%) ETL
11 6 (10.00%) ISEB
11 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
11 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.00%) Computer Science

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MultiFonds
1 2 (3.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.67%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (28.33%) Banking
2 16 (26.67%) Finance
3 11 (18.33%) Retail
4 10 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Local Government
6 3 (5.00%) Front Office
6 3 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) IVR
2 5 (8.33%) Derivative
3 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.33%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Informatics
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
1 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (18.33%) Test Management
4 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (13.33%) Analytics
7 6 (10.00%) Project Management
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
9 4 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.67%) V-Model
9 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.00%) Data Security
10 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.33%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Charles River
3 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.67%) MarketAxess
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Sun
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £230 per day
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