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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 552 526 563
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 62 123 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 76 55
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -33 48 £388 +10.71% 9
London -14 21 £406 +1.56% 2
Scotland -5 11 £375 +7.14%
Edinburgh +20 10 £375 +11.11%
South East +12 9 £413 +4.43% 1
Berkshire +12 5 £413 +25.00%
East of England +7 5 £303 -
Reading +5 4 £413 +25.00%
South West -7 4 £350 - 2
City of London -11 4 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands -21 4 £338 +18.42% 2
Essex - 3 £255 -
West Yorkshire +18 2 - -
Leeds +17 2 - -
Yorkshire +16 2 - -
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Hampshire +19 1 - - 1
Surrey +12 1 - -
Swindon +10 1 - -
Somerset +8 1 £350 -
Leamington Spa +2 1 £338 +12.50%
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £475 -
Glasgow -1 1 - -
Warwickshire -3 1 £338 +12.50%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £410 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £263 - 2

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 77 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.96%) SQL
3 44 (27.67%) JIRA
4 41 (25.79%) Test Scripting
5 39 (24.53%) Finance
6 37 (23.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (20.75%) QA
8 32 (20.13%) ISTQB
9 30 (18.87%) Selenium
9 30 (18.87%) Java
10 29 (18.24%) BDD
11 27 (16.98%) ISEB
11 27 (16.98%) Manual Testing
12 26 (16.35%) Regression Testing
13 23 (14.47%) Software Testing
14 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
14 22 (13.84%) Linux
14 22 (13.84%) Non-Functional Testing
15 21 (13.21%) Defect Management
16 19 (11.95%) Python
16 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
16 19 (11.95%) HP Quality Center
17 18 (11.32%) Performance Testing
17 18 (11.32%) Automation Testing
18 17 (10.69%) Retail
19 16 (10.06%) Banking
19 16 (10.06%) WebDriver
19 16 (10.06%) SC Cleared
19 16 (10.06%) Windows
19 16 (10.06%) 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 4 (2.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.26%) CMS
2 2 (1.26%) JBoss
2 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) Drupal
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) nginx
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) Mingle
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.89%) Sonata
3 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.63%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) VoIP
3 3 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.26%) Firewall
4 2 (1.26%) MPLS
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.77%) GIS
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (27.67%) JIRA
2 30 (18.87%) Selenium
3 16 (10.06%) WebDriver
4 13 (8.18%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.66%) HP UFT
6 6 (3.77%) JMeter
7 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.52%) JUnit
8 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.52%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.89%) Appium
9 3 (1.89%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.89%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.89%) Subversion
9 3 (1.89%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.26%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.26%) Maven
10 2 (1.26%) TestNG
General
1 39 (24.53%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Retail
3 16 (10.06%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.14%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) XML
2 11 (6.92%) .NET
3 8 (5.03%) HTML
4 6 (3.77%) Web Services
5 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.14%) REST
6 4 (2.52%) SOAP
7 3 (1.89%) JSON
8 2 (1.26%) CSS
8 2 (1.26%) Flash
8 2 (1.26%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.26%) J2EE
8 2 (1.26%) RESTful
9 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.63%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.63%) Behat
9 1 (0.63%) JMS
9 1 (0.63%) Spring
9 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.52%) Equities
4 3 (1.89%) Derivative
5 2 (1.26%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.26%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.26%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) EPoS
6 1 (0.63%) Fintech
6 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Linux
2 16 (10.06%) Windows
3 10 (6.29%) Unix
4 7 (4.40%) AIX
4 7 (4.40%) Solaris
5 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.89%) Android
6 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.79%) Test Scripting
3 37 (23.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (18.24%) BDD
5 27 (16.98%) Manual Testing
6 26 (16.35%) Regression Testing
7 23 (14.47%) Software Testing
8 22 (13.84%) Non-Functional Testing
8 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
9 21 (13.21%) Defect Management
10 18 (11.32%) Automation Testing
10 18 (11.32%) Performance Testing
11 16 (10.06%) Functional Testing
11 16 (10.06%) Migration
11 16 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.43%) User Stories
13 14 (8.81%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.81%) Test Management
13 14 (8.81%) Validation
14 13 (8.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.96%) SQL
2 30 (18.87%) Java
3 19 (11.95%) Python
4 11 (6.92%) C#
5 9 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.26%) C++
7 2 (1.26%) Ruby
7 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.26%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) Ada
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.13%) ISTQB
2 27 (16.98%) ISEB
3 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
4 16 (10.06%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (5.03%) Degree
7 6 (3.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) MCITP
9 1 (0.63%) MCSA
9 1 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.63%) MCTS
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.75%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) XenApp
2 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (11.95%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.77%) Control-M
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (8.81%) Oracle
2 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.66%) HP
4 6 (3.77%) Dell
5 4 (2.52%) SAP
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco
6 2 (1.26%) Citrix
6 2 (1.26%) IBM
6 2 (1.26%) NETGEAR
6 2 (1.26%) Siebel
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.63%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.63%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.63%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.63%) TSYS
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas
7 1 (0.63%) WorldPay
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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