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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Test Analyst
Rank 610 605 572
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 30 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.054% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.057% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 48
Average daily rate £306 £410 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% +2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £473 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.57 -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 23 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 29 April 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
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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 -29 22 £475 +15.85% 1
London -20 10 £500 +19.04%
City of London +45 6 £533 +26.03%
Edinburgh -3 6 £280 -13.84%
Scotland -13 6 £280 -13.84%
South East -10 5 £275 -35.29%
South West - 4 £270 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 £270 -
Hampshire - 2 £275 -
West Midlands -14 1 - -
North East -29 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Winchester - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Business Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 24 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 21 (40.38%) Business Analysis
3 17 (32.69%) Banking
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) Finance
6 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Retail
7 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (11.54%) Oracle
8 6 (11.54%) ISEB
8 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.54%) Solvency II
9 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.62%) QA
9 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 4 (7.69%) Validation
10 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (7.69%) JIRA
10 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
11 3 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.77%) SWIFT

Business Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.92%) Maximo
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) DataStage
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.92%) JMeter
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.92%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) Toad
3 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (32.69%) Banking
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.85%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) BBC
4 1 (1.92%) Contactless
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) iDTV
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 21 (40.38%) Business Analysis
3 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Validation
7 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.77%) ETL
8 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ISEB
1 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Solvency II
2 5 (9.62%) QA
3 2 (3.85%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) IFS
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media
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