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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 556 531 536
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 100 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 58
Median daily rate £375 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £485 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -18 77 £400 +14.28% 22
London -7 34 £425 - 9
South East -7 21 £390 +20.00% 2
Scotland -14 21 £334 +2.69% 1
Edinburgh -6 14 £330 +1.53% 1
City of London +36 8 £425 -10.52% 4
Yorkshire +14 7 £300 +5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +5 7 £300 +5.26% 1
Glasgow +8 6 £375 -
Hampshire -3 6 £338 -6.89%
Leeds +4 5 £300 -
North West -11 5 £340 -2.85% 2
East of England +11 4 £425 - 3
Surrey -6 4 £455 -2.15%
Oxfordshire +10 3 £415 -
South West -13 3 £508 +45.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
Reigate - 3 £450 -
Berkshire -6 2 £350 -
West Midlands -11 2 £348 +14.87% 3
Manchester -16 2 £340 -2.85% 1
Halifax - 2 £345 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £415 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £348 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £348 -
Wales +10 1 £325 -13.90%
Cheltenham +8 1 - -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.27%) SQL
3 59 (33.15%) Test Scripting
4 56 (31.46%) Finance
5 46 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (23.03%) ISTQB
7 40 (22.47%) QA
7 40 (22.47%) Selenium
8 37 (20.79%) HP Quality Center
9 34 (19.10%) Banking
9 34 (19.10%) ISEB
10 31 (17.42%) Defect Management
11 28 (15.73%) Test Automation
12 27 (15.17%) Java
12 27 (15.17%) Oracle
13 25 (14.04%) Scrum
13 25 (14.04%) Software Testing
14 23 (12.92%) BDD
15 22 (12.36%) Manual Testing
15 22 (12.36%) Linux
16 20 (11.24%) JIRA
16 20 (11.24%) Retail
16 20 (11.24%) SDLC
17 19 (10.67%) Test Management
17 19 (10.67%) .NET
17 19 (10.67%) ETL
17 19 (10.67%) HP
18 18 (10.11%) WebDriver
18 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
19 17 (9.55%) SoapUI

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 4 (2.25%) Node.js
1 4 (2.25%) SAS
1 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.69%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Confluence
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Lawson
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) 802.15
3 2 (1.12%) IPv6
3 2 (1.12%) Skype
3 2 (1.12%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.56%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) H.323
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 40 (22.47%) Selenium
2 20 (11.24%) JIRA
3 18 (10.11%) WebDriver
4 17 (9.55%) SoapUI
5 16 (8.99%) SpecFlow
6 13 (7.30%) HP UFT
7 11 (6.18%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.62%) Protractor
8 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.49%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.25%) FitNesse
12 4 (2.25%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.25%) JMeter
13 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.69%) Subversion
14 2 (1.12%) Toad
14 2 (1.12%) Zephyr
15 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (31.46%) Finance
2 34 (19.10%) Banking
3 20 (11.24%) Retail
4 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.69%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.69%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Military
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.67%) .NET
2 16 (8.99%) Gherkin
3 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.62%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (4.49%) Web Services
6 7 (3.93%) XML
7 6 (3.37%) RESTful
8 5 (2.81%) SOAP
8 5 (2.81%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.25%) XML Messaging
10 3 (1.69%) PostGIS
11 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
11 2 (1.12%) Java EE
11 2 (1.12%) JSON
11 2 (1.12%) REST
12 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.56%) HTML
12 1 (0.56%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.81%) Credit Risk
2 5 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.81%) Mathematics
2 5 (2.81%) SCADA
3 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.25%) Derivative
4 3 (1.69%) IVR
5 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.12%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.36%) Linux
2 14 (7.87%) Unix
2 14 (7.87%) Windows
3 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.15%) Test Scripting
3 46 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (17.42%) Defect Management
5 28 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 25 (14.04%) Scrum
6 25 (14.04%) Software Testing
7 23 (12.92%) BDD
8 22 (12.36%) Manual Testing
9 20 (11.24%) SDLC
10 19 (10.67%) ETL
10 19 (10.67%) Test Management
11 16 (8.99%) Automation Testing
11 16 (8.99%) User Stories
12 15 (8.43%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (8.43%) Test Planning
13 14 (7.87%) Functional Testing
14 13 (7.30%) Automated Testing
14 13 (7.30%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.27%) SQL
2 27 (15.17%) Java
3 14 (7.87%) C#
4 10 (5.62%) VB
5 6 (3.37%) Ruby
6 5 (2.81%) AWK
7 4 (2.25%) Perl
7 4 (2.25%) Python
8 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) R
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (23.03%) ISTQB
2 34 (19.10%) ISEB
3 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
4 15 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.49%) Degree
7 4 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.56%) CCNA
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.56%) HND
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCITP
10 1 (0.56%) MCP
10 1 (0.56%) OCP
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (22.47%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) FATCA
3 1 (0.56%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (20.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.69%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) Oracle
2 19 (10.67%) HP
3 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.06%) VMware
5 5 (2.81%) ATG
6 4 (2.25%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.69%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco
8 2 (1.12%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) Murex
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) CA
9 1 (0.56%) Capita
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.56%) hybris
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.56%) Juniper
9 1 (0.56%) NetApp
9 1 (0.56%) Teradata
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