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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 554 537 570
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 93 129 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 74 42
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +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 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -14 71 £370 -7.50% 15
Scotland +3 21 £363 +16.00%
London -29 20 £425 - 4
Edinburgh +8 17 £381 +12.96%
West Midlands -18 11 £338 +2.27%
East of England +19 8 £255 -32.09% 1
South East +12 8 £358 -10.62% 2
South West +11 7 £425 +22.47% 6
Essex - 7 £255 -
Yorkshire +9 6 £375 -11.76%
Wiltshire +15 5 - -
North West +10 5 £315 +5.00%
East Midlands -3 5 £300 -3.22%
City of London +14 4 £375 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +11 4 £300 -
Manchester -6 4 £315 -10.00%
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Leicester - 4 - -
Surrey +8 3 £365 -8.75% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire - 3 £338 -
High Wycombe - 3 £400 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £338 -
Somerset +19 2 £425 +23.72% 4
Leeds +1 2 - -
Glasgow +1 2 £325 +13.04%
West Lothian - 2 £338 -
Livingston - 2 £338 -
Bradford - 2 £300 -
Telford - 2 - -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 78 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.78%) SQL
3 56 (30.43%) Finance
4 54 (29.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (25.54%) Test Scripting
6 42 (22.83%) ISTQB
6 42 (22.83%) ISEB
7 41 (22.28%) JIRA
8 39 (21.20%) QA
9 34 (18.48%) Java
10 30 (16.30%) BDD
11 28 (15.22%) Manual Testing
12 27 (14.67%) Regression Testing
13 25 (13.59%) Selenium
14 24 (13.04%) Software Testing
15 23 (12.50%) Banking
15 23 (12.50%) Test Automation
16 22 (11.96%) User Stories
16 22 (11.96%) Linux
17 21 (11.41%) Oracle
17 21 (11.41%) Non-Functional Testing
18 20 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
18 20 (10.87%) Automation Testing
18 20 (10.87%) Defect Management
19 19 (10.33%) Migration
20 18 (9.78%) Python
20 18 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
21 17 (9.24%) Windows

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 (2.72%) Confluence
2 4 (2.17%) SAS
3 3 (1.63%) Apache
3 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.09%) JBoss
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.63%) Sonata
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Internet
1 5 (2.72%) Unified Communications
1 5 (2.72%) VoIP
2 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.09%) Firewall
2 2 (1.09%) MPLS
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.26%) GIS
4 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.54%) MySQL
9 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (22.28%) JIRA
2 25 (13.59%) Selenium
3 13 (7.07%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.43%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.43%) HP UFT
5 7 (3.80%) JMeter
6 5 (2.72%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.72%) Zephyr
7 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.17%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.63%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.63%) Maven
9 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.09%) JUnit
9 2 (1.09%) Subversion
9 2 (1.09%) Toad
10 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (30.43%) Finance
2 23 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (6.52%) Retail
4 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.17%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.98%) .NET
2 6 (3.26%) HTML
2 6 (3.26%) Web Services
2 6 (3.26%) XML
3 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.17%) SOAP
5 3 (1.63%) REST
5 3 (1.63%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.09%) Java EE
6 2 (1.09%) JSON
6 2 (1.09%) Node.js
6 2 (1.09%) PostGIS
6 2 (1.09%) RESTful
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.54%) JMS
7 1 (0.54%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.17%) Equities
3 4 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.54%) Derivative
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
6 1 (0.54%) IVR
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) PKI
6 1 (0.54%) Psychology
6 1 (0.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.96%) Linux
2 17 (9.24%) Windows
3 9 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.35%) Unix
5 7 (3.80%) Solaris
6 6 (3.26%) AIX
7 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.54%) Android
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 47 (25.54%) Test Scripting
4 30 (16.30%) BDD
5 28 (15.22%) Manual Testing
6 27 (14.67%) Regression Testing
7 24 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 23 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.96%) User Stories
10 21 (11.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 20 (10.87%) Automation Testing
11 20 (10.87%) Defect Management
12 19 (10.33%) Migration
13 17 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
14 16 (8.70%) Test Management
14 16 (8.70%) Validation
15 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
15 15 (8.15%) Test Planning
15 15 (8.15%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.78%) SQL
2 34 (18.48%) Java
3 18 (9.78%) Python
4 10 (5.43%) C#
5 6 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.63%) VB
8 2 (1.09%) C++
8 2 (1.09%) Perl
8 2 (1.09%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) Ada
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) R
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (22.83%) ISEB
1 42 (22.83%) ISTQB
2 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.89%) Degree
6 7 (3.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.09%) MCITP
9 2 (1.09%) MCP
9 2 (1.09%) MCSE
10 1 (0.54%) CCNA
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.54%) HND
10 1 (0.54%) MCSA
10 1 (0.54%) OCP
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.54%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.20%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.72%) Control-M
3 2 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.54%) Netcool
4 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Oracle
2 10 (5.43%) HP
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.72%) Dell
3 5 (2.72%) SAP
4 3 (1.63%) Cisco
4 3 (1.63%) VMware
5 2 (1.09%) Murex
5 2 (1.09%) NETGEAR
5 2 (1.09%) Siebel
6 1 (0.54%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) ATG
6 1 (0.54%) Citrix
6 1 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Informatica
6 1 (0.54%) NetApp
6 1 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.54%) Talend
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas
6 1 (0.54%) WorldPay
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