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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 554 527 530
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 89 114 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 84 65
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -7 70 £400 +9.58% 17
South East +15 30 £385 -3.75% 1
London -2 24 £450 +5.88% 9
Scotland -18 16 £350 +7.69% 4
Edinburgh -25 9 £344 +5.76% 4
City of London +37 8 £450 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +4 8 £340 +6.25%
Glasgow +8 6 £375 -
Surrey -7 5 £450 +12.50%
Kent - 4 £390 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £408 -
East of England - 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire +8 3 £345 +28.97% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £345 +23.76% 1
South West -4 3 £415 +27.69%
Berkshire -7 3 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -15 3 £383 +7.36% 2
Oxford - 3 £400 -
Reigate - 3 £450 -
Basingstoke -7 2 - -
Manchester -15 2 £340 -4.56% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £335 +10.74% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £345 -
Wales +19 1 £325 -13.90%
South Wales +17 1 £325 -13.90%
East Sussex +10 1 £350 +7.69%
Bristol +6 1 £508 +45.00%
Hook +4 1 £350 +11.11%

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 69 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.72%) Test Scripting
3 57 (33.14%) Finance
3 57 (33.14%) SQL
4 51 (29.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (22.09%) QA
5 38 (22.09%) ISTQB
6 35 (20.35%) Banking
7 34 (19.77%) Selenium
8 31 (18.02%) ISEB
8 31 (18.02%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (16.28%) Defect Management
10 27 (15.70%) Java
11 26 (15.12%) Test Automation
12 23 (13.37%) Scrum
12 23 (13.37%) JIRA
13 22 (12.79%) Software Testing
13 22 (12.79%) Oracle
14 20 (11.63%) ETL
14 20 (11.63%) Manual Testing
15 19 (11.05%) Linux
15 19 (11.05%) Test Management
16 17 (9.88%) BDD
16 17 (9.88%) Test Planning
16 17 (9.88%) System Integration Testing
16 17 (9.88%) .NET
17 16 (9.30%) Microsoft
17 16 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 15 (8.72%) SDLC
18 15 (8.72%) SoapUI

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 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.33%) Confluence
2 4 (2.33%) SAS
2 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.74%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.58%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Sonata
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Lawson
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.58%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.16%) 802.15
2 2 (1.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) IPv6
2 2 (1.16%) Skype
2 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.16%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.58%) BGP
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) H.323
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) OSPF
3 1 (0.58%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.81%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (19.77%) Selenium
2 23 (13.37%) JIRA
3 15 (8.72%) SoapUI
4 13 (7.56%) SpecFlow
4 13 (7.56%) WebDriver
5 12 (6.98%) HP UFT
6 10 (5.81%) Protractor
7 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.65%) LoadRunner
9 7 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.33%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.33%) JMeter
13 3 (1.74%) Subversion
13 3 (1.74%) Zephyr
14 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.16%) Maven
14 2 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 57 (33.14%) Finance
2 35 (20.35%) Banking
3 14 (8.14%) Retail
4 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.74%) Billing
6 3 (1.74%) Military
7 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Front Office
7 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.88%) .NET
2 14 (8.14%) Gherkin
3 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.81%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (3.49%) RESTful
5 6 (3.49%) Web Services
6 5 (2.91%) Spring Boot
6 5 (2.91%) XML
7 4 (2.33%) Node.js
8 3 (1.74%) PostGIS
8 3 (1.74%) SOAP
9 2 (1.16%) 802.1X
9 2 (1.16%) Java EE
9 2 (1.16%) JSON
9 2 (1.16%) REST
9 2 (1.16%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.58%) HTML
10 1 (0.58%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.91%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.91%) Equities
4 3 (1.74%) Derivative
4 3 (1.74%) IVR
4 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.16%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.16%) SCADA
5 2 (1.16%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) NHS
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.05%) Linux
2 14 (8.14%) Windows
3 10 (5.81%) Unix
4 8 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.72%) Test Scripting
3 51 (29.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (16.28%) Defect Management
5 26 (15.12%) Test Automation
6 23 (13.37%) Scrum
7 22 (12.79%) Software Testing
8 20 (11.63%) ETL
8 20 (11.63%) Manual Testing
9 19 (11.05%) Test Management
10 17 (9.88%) BDD
10 17 (9.88%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (9.88%) Test Planning
11 15 (8.72%) SDLC
12 13 (7.56%) User Stories
12 13 (7.56%) Waterfall
13 12 (6.98%) Automation Testing
13 12 (6.98%) Functional Testing
13 12 (6.98%) Regression Testing
14 11 (6.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) SQL
2 27 (15.70%) Java
3 13 (7.56%) C#
4 7 (4.07%) VB
5 5 (2.91%) Python
5 5 (2.91%) Ruby
6 3 (1.74%) Perl
6 3 (1.74%) VBScript
7 2 (1.16%) AWK
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) R
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (22.09%) ISTQB
2 31 (18.02%) ISEB
3 16 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.49%) Degree
7 4 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.16%) MCITP
8 2 (1.16%) MCP
8 2 (1.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.58%) MCSA
9 1 (0.58%) MCTS
9 1 (0.58%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (22.09%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (18.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.74%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.58%) Netcool
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (12.79%) Oracle
2 16 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.72%) HP
4 9 (5.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.74%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.74%) ATG
5 3 (1.74%) SAP
6 2 (1.16%) Citrix
6 2 (1.16%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Murex
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.58%) Capita
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco
7 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.58%) hybris
7 1 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.58%) Talend
7 1 (0.58%) Teradata
7 1 (0.58%) WorldPay
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