The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 553 540 564
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 94 119 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 48
Median daily rate £375 £364 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK.

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 77 £375 - 22
London -40 21 £425 +13.33% 4
South East +13 19 £365 -8.75% 3
Scotland +6 15 £363 +11.53% 1
Edinburgh -2 11 £363 +7.40%
West Midlands -28 9 £338 +2.27% 3
South West +10 8 £374 +8.80% 4
East of England +23 7 £255 -32.09% 1
City of London +22 6 £425 -2.85% 2
North West +10 5 £370 +5.71% 1
Wiltshire +5 5 - -
Yorkshire -6 5 £375 +29.31% 4
Essex - 5 £255 - 1
Glasgow +12 4 £325 +8.33%
Hampshire +1 4 £340 +0.74%
Surrey -3 4 £370 -7.50%
Kent - 4 £390 -
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £400 +25.00%
East Midlands +1 3 £300 -3.22%
West Yorkshire -3 3 £300 +12.14% 3
Manchester -9 3 £315 -11.57% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £400 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £338 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £338 - 1
Somerset +10 2 £425 +23.72% 2
Berkshire +4 2 £350 -12.50%
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 2 £375 - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Senior Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 76 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.97%) Finance
3 56 (30.27%) SQL
4 54 (29.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 52 (28.11%) Test Scripting
6 48 (25.95%) ISTQB
7 47 (25.41%) ISEB
8 38 (20.54%) QA
9 36 (19.46%) JIRA
10 30 (16.22%) Software Testing
10 30 (16.22%) Java
11 28 (15.14%) Selenium
12 27 (14.59%) Regression Testing
13 26 (14.05%) Banking
14 25 (13.51%) BDD
15 24 (12.97%) HP Quality Center
15 24 (12.97%) Defect Management
16 23 (12.43%) Manual Testing
17 22 (11.89%) Test Automation
18 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
18 21 (11.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 20 (10.81%) Automation Testing
19 20 (10.81%) Linux
20 19 (10.27%) System Integration Testing
21 18 (9.73%) User Stories
21 18 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
21 18 (9.73%) Windows
21 18 (9.73%) Oracle
21 18 (9.73%) ETL
22 17 (9.19%) Migration

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.70%) Confluence
1 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.16%) SAS
3 3 (1.62%) Apache
3 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.08%) JBoss
4 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.62%) Sonata
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) Internet
1 5 (2.70%) Unified Communications
1 5 (2.70%) VoIP
2 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) MPLS
2 2 (1.08%) Skype
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.62%) GIS
5 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (19.46%) JIRA
2 28 (15.14%) Selenium
3 13 (7.03%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.32%) HP UFT
5 8 (4.32%) JMeter
5 8 (4.32%) SpecFlow
5 8 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.78%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.70%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.70%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.62%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.62%) Maven
10 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.08%) JUnit
10 2 (1.08%) Protractor
10 2 (1.08%) Subversion
10 2 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Banking
3 13 (7.03%) Retail
4 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.16%) Back Office
7 3 (1.62%) Billing
7 3 (1.62%) Military
8 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.49%) .NET
2 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.24%) HTML
3 6 (3.24%) Web Services
3 6 (3.24%) XML
4 4 (2.16%) RESTful
4 4 (2.16%) SOAP
5 3 (1.62%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.62%) REST
5 3 (1.62%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.08%) Java EE
6 2 (1.08%) JSON
6 2 (1.08%) Node.js
6 2 (1.08%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) JMS
7 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.16%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.16%) Equities
3 4 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.62%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.62%) IVR
4 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Derivative
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) PKI
6 1 (0.54%) SCADA
6 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.81%) Linux
2 18 (9.73%) Windows
3 11 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.86%) Unix
5 5 (2.70%) Solaris
6 4 (2.16%) AIX
7 3 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 52 (28.11%) Test Scripting
4 30 (16.22%) Software Testing
5 27 (14.59%) Regression Testing
6 25 (13.51%) BDD
7 24 (12.97%) Defect Management
8 23 (12.43%) Manual Testing
9 22 (11.89%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.81%) Automation Testing
11 19 (10.27%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (9.73%) ETL
12 18 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
12 18 (9.73%) User Stories
13 17 (9.19%) Migration
13 17 (9.19%) Test Management
13 17 (9.19%) Test Planning
14 15 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 15 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (7.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.27%) SQL
2 30 (16.22%) Java
3 13 (7.03%) C#
4 12 (6.49%) Python
5 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.62%) Perl
7 3 (1.62%) Ruby
7 3 (1.62%) VB
7 3 (1.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) Ada
8 1 (0.54%) AWK
8 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) Groovy
8 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.54%) R
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) ISTQB
2 47 (25.41%) ISEB
3 21 (11.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.78%) Degree
5 7 (3.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) MCITP
8 2 (1.08%) MCP
8 2 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (0.54%) CCNA
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.54%) HND
9 1 (0.54%) MCSA
9 1 (0.54%) MCTS
9 1 (0.54%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) vSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (12.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.62%) Control-M
3 2 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.54%) Netcool
4 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Oracle
2 13 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.86%) HP
4 6 (3.24%) VMware
5 5 (2.70%) SAP
6 3 (1.62%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.62%) Cisco
6 3 (1.62%) Dell
7 2 (1.08%) Murex
7 2 (1.08%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.54%) Apple
8 1 (0.54%) Capita
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) NetApp
8 1 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.54%) Talend
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas
8 1 (0.54%) WorldPay
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