The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 481 505 510
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 133 91 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 61 45
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£361 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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 +1 104 £375 +15.38% 32
London +22 54 £425 -5.55% 17
Scotland +19 26 £325 +18.18% 3
Edinburgh +20 24 £325 +18.18% 1
South East -6 23 £400 +33.33% 5
City of London +3 15 £463 -11.90% 7
South West -28 10 £325 - 3
Surrey - 10 £400 - 1
Leatherhead - 9 £400 -
Hampshire +7 7 £325 -7.14%
Yorkshire -18 5 £279 -5.10% 2
West Midlands +5 4 £303 -7.63% 1
East Midlands -3 4 £273 +21.11% 1
Manchester -13 4 £356 +5.55% 2
North West -21 4 £356 +5.55% 3
Croydon - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £268 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £313 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 1
Swindon - 3 £313 -
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Berkshire +12 2 £400 +33.33% 2
Reading +3 2 £400 +39.13% 1
South Wales -1 2 £378 +18.43% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £295 +18.00%
Wales -9 2 £378 +18.43% 1
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Solihull - 2 £380 -
Brighton - 2 £325 -

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 88 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.80%) Finance
3 75 (31.38%) SQL
3 75 (31.38%) Test Scripting
4 70 (29.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (21.34%) Banking
6 48 (20.08%) HP Quality Center
7 47 (19.67%) ISEB
8 44 (18.41%) Selenium
9 40 (16.74%) ISTQB
10 36 (15.06%) Software Testing
11 33 (13.81%) Retail
11 33 (13.81%) QA
11 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
12 31 (12.97%) .NET
13 29 (12.13%) BDD
14 28 (11.72%) Oracle
15 27 (11.30%) Microsoft
16 26 (10.88%) E-Commerce
16 26 (10.88%) Migration
16 26 (10.88%) Integration Testing
16 26 (10.88%) Manual Testing
17 25 (10.46%) Java
17 25 (10.46%) Cucumber
18 24 (10.04%) XML
18 24 (10.04%) Security Cleared
19 23 (9.62%) HP
20 22 (9.21%) Test Management
21 21 (8.79%) SOAP
22 20 (8.37%) C#

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.35%) SAS
2 2 (0.84%) CMS
2 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.84%) JBoss
2 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) Documentum
3 1 (0.42%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (0.42%) CICS
Applications
1 16 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.26%) Summit
1 3 (1.26%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) ATM
2 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) IPv4
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) SNMP
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.44%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.67%) MySQL
6 3 (1.26%) QlikView
7 2 (0.84%) DB2
7 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (18.41%) Selenium
2 25 (10.46%) Cucumber
3 18 (7.53%) JIRA
3 18 (7.53%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.02%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.02%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.60%) HP UFT
7 8 (3.35%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.09%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.67%) JBehave
10 3 (1.26%) Geb
10 3 (1.26%) JMeter
10 3 (1.26%) Ant
10 3 (1.26%) Maven
10 3 (1.26%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 76 (31.80%) Finance
2 51 (21.34%) Banking
3 33 (13.81%) Retail
4 17 (7.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.44%) Retail Banking
6 12 (5.02%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.97%) .NET
2 24 (10.04%) XML
3 21 (8.79%) SOAP
4 15 (6.28%) Web Services
5 12 (5.02%) XML Messaging
6 10 (4.18%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.51%) REST
8 5 (2.09%) HTML
8 5 (2.09%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.67%) JSON
9 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.26%) MSMQ
10 3 (1.26%) Ajax
11 2 (0.84%) Spring
11 2 (0.84%) JAXB
11 2 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.84%) Middleware
11 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (0.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.35%) Credit Risk
3 6 (2.51%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.26%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) iSeries
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.84%) NHS
5 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.42%) DTV
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) AS400
6 1 (0.42%) VSAM
6 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.11%) UNIX
2 10 (4.18%) Linux
3 7 (2.93%) Windows
4 6 (2.51%) Android
5 5 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) zOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (31.38%) Test Scripting
3 70 (29.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 36 (15.06%) Software Testing
5 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
6 29 (12.13%) BDD
7 26 (10.88%) Manual Testing
7 26 (10.88%) Integration Testing
7 26 (10.88%) Migration
7 26 (10.88%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.21%) Test Management
9 20 (8.37%) Scrum
10 19 (7.95%) SDLC
11 18 (7.53%) Waterfall
11 18 (7.53%) Test Strategy
12 17 (7.11%) Test Planning
13 16 (6.69%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (6.69%) Automated Testing
14 13 (5.44%) Regression Testing
15 12 (5.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.38%) SQL
2 25 (10.46%) Java
3 20 (8.37%) C#
4 16 (6.69%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.93%) Ruby
7 6 (2.51%) Perl
8 5 (2.09%) VBA
8 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.84%) Groovy
10 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) SELCOPY
10 1 (0.42%) JCL
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 47 (19.67%) ISEB
2 40 (16.74%) ISTQB
3 24 (10.04%) Security Cleared
4 19 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 18 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.09%) Degree
7 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.81%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) HL7
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 48 (20.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Netcool
2 1 (0.42%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (11.72%) Oracle
2 27 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.62%) HP
4 7 (2.93%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.67%) SAP
6 3 (1.26%) Sybase
6 3 (1.26%) IBM
6 3 (1.26%) VMware
7 2 (0.84%) Talend
7 2 (0.84%) ATG
7 2 (0.84%) Informatica
7 2 (0.84%) Google
7 2 (0.84%) Coremetrics
7 2 (0.84%) Citrix
8 1 (0.42%) BMC
8 1 (0.42%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.42%) Dell
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) Veeam
8 1 (0.42%) hybris
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