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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
UK
Rank 504 529 531
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 78 98 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 52
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £304 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +5 60 £403 +10.27% 10
London +2 26 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +11 12 £425 +33.85%
Northamptonshire -5 12 £425 -
Scotland +17 10 £350 -10.25%
South East +9 10 £403 -3.01% 1
Edinburgh +20 8 £363 +11.53%
South West +4 5 £306 -8.65% 2
City of London -5 5 £450 +5.88%
Northampton - 5 £425 -
Surrey +13 4 £403 -4.16% 1
North West +31 3 £453 - 1
Leatherhead +18 3 £403 -5.84% 1
Berkshire +14 3 £400 -16.66%
Devon +14 3 £306 -30.45% 1
Exeter - 3 £306 - 1
Belfast - 3 £250 -
County Antrim - 3 £250 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £250 -
Hampshire +7 2 - -
West Midlands +3 2 - -
Glasgow +2 2 £325 -23.52%
Cheshire - 2 £433 -
West Yorkshire +25 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 3
Reading +8 1 - -
Swindon +8 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +5 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £453 -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.21%) SQL
3 39 (26.17%) Selenium
4 36 (24.16%) Test Scripting
5 35 (23.49%) JIRA
6 34 (22.82%) Java
7 33 (22.15%) Finance
7 33 (22.15%) BDD
8 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (20.13%) Manual Testing
10 29 (19.46%) QA
11 27 (18.12%) Test Automation
12 25 (16.78%) Functional Testing
12 25 (16.78%) Regression Testing
13 23 (15.44%) ISTQB
13 23 (15.44%) Non-Functional Testing
14 22 (14.77%) Software Testing
15 21 (14.09%) Retail
15 21 (14.09%) Linux
15 21 (14.09%) Defect Management
16 20 (13.42%) Scrum
17 19 (12.75%) ISEB
18 18 (12.08%) Banking
18 18 (12.08%) HP Quality Center
18 18 (12.08%) Test Management
19 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
19 17 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (11.41%) Cucumber
20 16 (10.74%) Python
20 16 (10.74%) Performance Testing

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 3 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (2.01%) CMS
2 2 (1.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) Drupal
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) JBoss
3 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) Mingle
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.34%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Summit
3 1 (0.67%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.34%) Firewall
2 2 (1.34%) MPLS
2 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) FTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) GIS
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.34%) DB2
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (26.17%) Selenium
2 35 (23.49%) JIRA
3 17 (11.41%) Cucumber
4 16 (10.74%) WebDriver
5 13 (8.72%) HP UFT
6 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.70%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.03%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.03%) JMeter
7 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.68%) Appium
9 4 (2.68%) JUnit
9 4 (2.68%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.68%) Subversion
10 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.01%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.01%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.01%) TestNG
10 3 (2.01%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Retail
3 18 (12.08%) Banking
4 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.40%) XML
2 7 (4.70%) SOAP
2 7 (4.70%) Web Services
3 6 (4.03%) .NET
3 6 (4.03%) HTML
4 5 (3.36%) REST
5 4 (2.68%) JSON
6 3 (2.01%) Flash
6 3 (2.01%) J2EE
6 3 (2.01%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.34%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.34%) RESTful
8 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.67%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.67%) Behat
8 1 (0.67%) CSS
8 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.01%) Derivative
3 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.34%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.34%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.67%) EPoS
5 1 (0.67%) Fintech
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.09%) Linux
2 14 (9.40%) Windows
3 11 (7.38%) Unix
4 4 (2.68%) AIX
4 4 (2.68%) Solaris
4 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.01%) Android
5 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) Test Scripting
3 33 (22.15%) BDD
4 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (20.13%) Manual Testing
6 27 (18.12%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.78%) Functional Testing
7 25 (16.78%) Regression Testing
8 23 (15.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 22 (14.77%) Software Testing
10 21 (14.09%) Defect Management
11 20 (13.42%) Scrum
12 18 (12.08%) Test Management
13 17 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.74%) Performance Testing
15 15 (10.07%) Mentoring
15 15 (10.07%) User Stories
16 14 (9.40%) Exploratory Testing
17 13 (8.72%) Automation Testing
17 13 (8.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) SQL
2 34 (22.82%) Java
3 16 (10.74%) Python
4 10 (6.71%) C#
5 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.34%) C++
6 2 (1.34%) COBOL
6 2 (1.34%) Groovy
6 2 (1.34%) JCL
6 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.34%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (15.44%) ISTQB
2 19 (12.75%) ISEB
3 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.03%) Degree
7 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.46%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) SDET
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.01%) XenApp
2 3 (2.01%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.68%) Control-M
3 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (6.71%) HP
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle
3 6 (4.03%) Guidewire
4 5 (3.36%) IBM
5 4 (2.68%) Dell
6 3 (2.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.34%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco
7 2 (1.34%) eSpeed
7 2 (1.34%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.34%) NETGEAR
7 2 (1.34%) Siebel
7 2 (1.34%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.67%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.67%) Capita
8 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.67%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.67%) Northgate
8 1 (0.67%) Wall Street Systems
Exeter, Devon
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