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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 548 524 547
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 96 120 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 51
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -37 80 £400 +6.66% 17
London -28 26 £450 +5.88% 5
South East +2 24 £375 -6.25% 2
Scotland -4 15 £331 +1.92% 1
Edinburgh -15 10 £350 +7.69% 1
City of London +36 8 £450 - 1
East of England - 7 £340 - 1
Yorkshire +4 6 £355 +27.35% 5
South West +2 6 £323 +0.78%
Wiltshire -4 5 - -
North West -8 5 £425 +19.29% 2
Surrey -9 5 £420 +5.00% 1
Hampshire +9 4 £340 +7.93%
Glasgow +8 4 £325 -
West Yorkshire +1 4 £335 +25.23% 5
West Midlands -22 4 £338 +2.27% 1
Essex - 4 £255 -
Kent - 4 £390 -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £400 +35.59% 1
Berkshire -1 3 £350 -12.50%
Manchester -10 3 - - 1
High Wycombe - 3 £400 -
East Midlands +1 2 £300 +10.09%
Staffordshire - 2 £329 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £329 -
Reigate - 2 £455 -
Halifax - 2 £345 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
East Sussex +11 1 £350 +7.69%

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.33%) Finance
3 60 (32.79%) Test Scripting
4 59 (32.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 54 (29.51%) SQL
6 47 (25.68%) ISTQB
7 41 (22.40%) ISEB
8 39 (21.31%) QA
9 32 (17.49%) Banking
9 32 (17.49%) HP Quality Center
10 31 (16.94%) Selenium
11 30 (16.39%) JIRA
12 27 (14.75%) Software Testing
12 27 (14.75%) Java
13 26 (14.21%) Test Automation
14 25 (13.66%) Defect Management
15 23 (12.57%) Manual Testing
16 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
17 21 (11.48%) Test Management
17 21 (11.48%) Oracle
17 21 (11.48%) Linux
17 21 (11.48%) ETL
17 21 (11.48%) Regression Testing
18 20 (10.93%) BDD
18 20 (10.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 20 (10.93%) Test Planning
18 20 (10.93%) System Integration Testing
19 17 (9.29%) SC Cleared
20 16 (8.74%) Waterfall
20 16 (8.74%) User Stories

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 (2.73%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.19%) SAS
3 3 (1.64%) Apache
3 3 (1.64%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.64%) Confluence
4 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.64%) Sonata
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) Lawson
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.55%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Unified Communications
1 5 (2.73%) VoIP
2 4 (2.19%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) 802.15
4 2 (1.09%) IPv6
4 2 (1.09%) Skype
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.55%) BGP
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) OSPF
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (16.94%) Selenium
2 30 (16.39%) JIRA
3 13 (7.10%) WebDriver
4 11 (6.01%) HP UFT
5 10 (5.46%) SoapUI
6 9 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.37%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.28%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.73%) Protractor
10 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.19%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.19%) JMeter
12 3 (1.64%) Maven
12 3 (1.64%) Subversion
12 3 (1.64%) Zephyr
13 2 (1.09%) JUnit
13 2 (1.09%) TestDirector
13 2 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 61 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (17.49%) Banking
3 14 (7.65%) Retail
4 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.73%) Back Office
5 5 (2.73%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Billing
6 3 (1.64%) Military
7 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.74%) .NET
2 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.83%) Web Services
4 6 (3.28%) Gherkin
4 6 (3.28%) XML
5 5 (2.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (2.73%) HTML
5 5 (2.73%) RESTful
5 5 (2.73%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.19%) Node.js
7 3 (1.64%) PostGIS
7 3 (1.64%) SOAP
8 2 (1.09%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.09%) Java EE
8 2 (1.09%) JSON
8 2 (1.09%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.55%) Murex MxML
9 1 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.73%) Credit Risk
2 5 (2.73%) Equities
2 5 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.64%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.64%) Derivative
3 3 (1.64%) IVR
3 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.09%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.09%) SCADA
4 2 (1.09%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.55%) Clustering
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.55%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.48%) Linux
2 14 (7.65%) Windows
3 12 (6.56%) Unix
4 9 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.19%) Solaris
6 3 (1.64%) AIX
6 3 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.79%) Test Scripting
3 59 (32.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (14.75%) Software Testing
5 26 (14.21%) Test Automation
6 25 (13.66%) Defect Management
7 23 (12.57%) Manual Testing
8 21 (11.48%) ETL
8 21 (11.48%) Regression Testing
8 21 (11.48%) Test Management
9 20 (10.93%) BDD
9 20 (10.93%) System Integration Testing
9 20 (10.93%) Test Planning
10 16 (8.74%) Automation Testing
10 16 (8.74%) Scrum
10 16 (8.74%) User Stories
10 16 (8.74%) Waterfall
11 15 (8.20%) Validation
12 14 (7.65%) Migration
12 14 (7.65%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.51%) SQL
2 27 (14.75%) Java
3 14 (7.65%) C#
4 7 (3.83%) Python
5 6 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.19%) Ruby
6 4 (2.19%) VB
7 3 (1.64%) Perl
7 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.64%) VBScript
8 2 (1.09%) AWK
8 2 (1.09%) C++
8 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.55%) Ada
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.55%) R
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (25.68%) ISTQB
2 41 (22.40%) ISEB
3 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (9.29%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (3.28%) Degree
8 4 (2.19%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.09%) MCITP
9 2 (1.09%) MCP
9 2 (1.09%) MCSE
10 1 (0.55%) CCNA
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.55%) HND
10 1 (0.55%) MCSA
10 1 (0.55%) MCTS
10 1 (0.55%) OCP
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (17.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.09%) Control-M
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.55%) Netcool
3 1 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (11.48%) Oracle
2 16 (8.74%) HP
3 14 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.28%) VMware
5 4 (2.19%) SAP
6 3 (1.64%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.09%) Dell
7 2 (1.09%) IBM
7 2 (1.09%) Murex
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) ATG
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.55%) Informatica
8 1 (0.55%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.55%) NetApp
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.55%) Talend
8 1 (0.55%) Veritas
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