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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 486 471 461
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 85 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 32
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£350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £519 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £314 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -7.78%
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -22 75 £350 -6.66% 24
London +9 32 £363 -17.14% 10
East of England +13 15 £290 -37.33%
City of London +15 13 £440 -2.22% 5
South East -23 13 £375 +19.42% 2
Cambridgeshire - 13 £290 -
Scotland -7 8 £344 -1.78% 1
South West -16 6 £371 +6.07% 2
West Midlands +4 4 - - 1
Berkshire -5 4 £380 +21.01% 1
Edinburgh -8 4 £344 -1.78% 1
Hampshire -17 4 £335 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £448 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
East Midlands +17 2 - -
Reading +6 2 £310 +19.23% 1
Surrey -2 2 £388 -3.12%
West Yorkshire -9 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 2 - - 4
Leeds -16 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £363 -
Cheltenham - 2 £414 -
North West -1 1 £295 -6.34% 2
Somerset -1 1 £325 -14.75%
Wiltshire -4 1 £260 +23.80%
Merseyside - 1 £295 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 70 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.49%) SQL
3 48 (29.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 47 (28.83%) Finance
5 45 (27.61%) Software Testing
6 40 (24.54%) Test Scripting
7 35 (21.47%) ISTQB
8 33 (20.25%) ISEB
9 32 (19.63%) Test Automation
10 29 (17.79%) .NET
11 27 (16.56%) Selenium
12 26 (15.95%) QA
12 26 (15.95%) Java
13 25 (15.34%) Manual Testing
14 24 (14.72%) BDD
15 23 (14.11%) HP Quality Center
15 23 (14.11%) Scrum
16 22 (13.50%) Banking
17 21 (12.88%) Automated Testing
18 20 (12.27%) Integration Testing
18 20 (12.27%) XML
19 19 (11.66%) Microsoft
19 19 (11.66%) Cucumber
20 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
21 16 (9.82%) Oracle
21 16 (9.82%) C#
21 16 (9.82%) SOAP
21 16 (9.82%) JIRA
22 15 (9.20%) Test Strategy
22 15 (9.20%) Security Cleared

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.84%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.23%) DNS
1 2 (1.23%) Internet
1 2 (1.23%) tcpdump
1 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Selenium
2 19 (11.66%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
4 16 (9.82%) JIRA
5 14 (8.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (7.98%) SoapUI
7 12 (7.36%) SpecFlow
8 11 (6.75%) WebDriver
9 9 (5.52%) LoadRunner
10 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.68%) JMeter
12 5 (3.07%) JUnit
13 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.84%) Maven
14 3 (1.84%) Rational Functional Tester
14 3 (1.84%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.23%) NUnit
15 2 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 47 (28.83%) Finance
2 22 (13.50%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.07%) Retail
5 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.84%) Games
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.79%) .NET
2 20 (12.27%) XML
3 16 (9.82%) SOAP
4 12 (7.36%) Web Services
5 9 (5.52%) Gherkin
6 6 (3.68%) HTML
6 6 (3.68%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.45%) REST
8 3 (1.84%) WSDL
9 2 (1.23%) Middleware
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.23%) RESTful
9 2 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.61%) WCF
10 1 (0.61%) WPF
10 1 (0.61%) ISPF
10 1 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.29%) Open Source
3 4 (2.45%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.84%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.23%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.23%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.52%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) Linux
3 7 (4.29%) UNIX
4 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (27.61%) Software Testing
4 40 (24.54%) Test Scripting
5 32 (19.63%) Test Automation
6 25 (15.34%) Manual Testing
7 24 (14.72%) BDD
8 23 (14.11%) Scrum
9 21 (12.88%) Automated Testing
10 20 (12.27%) Integration Testing
11 15 (9.20%) Test Strategy
11 15 (9.20%) Migration
12 13 (7.98%) TDD
12 13 (7.98%) Waterfall
13 12 (7.36%) Regression Testing
14 11 (6.75%) Data Migration
14 11 (6.75%) Performance Testing
14 11 (6.75%) System Testing
15 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
15 10 (6.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.49%) SQL
2 26 (15.95%) Java
3 16 (9.82%) C#
4 11 (6.75%) Ruby
5 5 (3.07%) C++
6 4 (2.45%) Python
6 4 (2.45%) Scala
7 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) SELCOPY
8 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.61%) COBOL
8 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 35 (21.47%) ISTQB
2 33 (20.25%) ISEB
3 15 (9.20%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Degree
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.95%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.61%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 23 (14.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.82%) Oracle
3 6 (3.68%) HP
4 3 (1.84%) Cognos
5 2 (1.23%) ESRI
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.61%) Lotus
6 1 (0.61%) BMC
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Perforce
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago