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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
UK
Rank 501 539 521
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 85 83 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 63
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £480 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +46 65 £403 +7.33% 15
London +15 26 £413 +3.12% 5
East Midlands +13 15 £425 +26.86%
Northamptonshire +11 15 £425 -
Scotland +27 11 £344 -11.85% 2
South East +9 10 £403 -2.71% 6
Edinburgh +28 9 £350 +7.69% 2
South West +6 8 £306 -4.00%
Devon +6 6 £306 -30.45%
Surrey +12 5 £403 -4.16% 1
Exeter - 5 £306 -
Northampton - 5 £425 -
North West +32 3 £453 - 1
Leatherhead +19 3 £403 -5.84%
Hampshire +6 3 - - 3
City of London +6 3 £500 +25.00% 3
Belfast - 3 £250 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £250 -
County Antrim - 3 £250 -
Berkshire +17 2 £356 -25.78% 2
West Midlands +10 2 - -
Glasgow +4 2 £325 +4.00%
South Wales - 2 £193 -
Cardiff - 2 £193 -
Cheshire - 2 £433 - 1
Wales - 2 £193 -
Reading +11 1 £313 -34.89%
Plymouth +11 1 £400 -9.09%
Basingstoke +6 1 - - 1
Swindon +3 1 - -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Selenium
3 37 (26.43%) SQL
4 34 (24.29%) Test Scripting
5 33 (23.57%) Java
6 30 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (20.71%) BDD
8 28 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 28 (20.00%) JIRA
9 27 (19.29%) Finance
10 26 (18.57%) Test Automation
10 26 (18.57%) Functional Testing
11 25 (17.86%) Retail
12 23 (16.43%) Scrum
12 23 (16.43%) Software Testing
13 22 (15.71%) Banking
14 21 (15.00%) QA
14 21 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 20 (14.29%) Defect Management
15 20 (14.29%) Cucumber
15 20 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (14.29%) Regression Testing
16 18 (12.86%) ISTQB
16 18 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
17 17 (12.14%) Linux
18 16 (11.43%) Test Management
18 16 (11.43%) WebDriver
18 16 (11.43%) Mentoring
19 15 (10.71%) Performance Testing

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 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) Drupal
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Mingle
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.43%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.71%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.71%) Summit
3 1 (0.71%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.14%) GIS
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.43%) DB2
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (28.57%) Selenium
2 28 (20.00%) JIRA
3 20 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 16 (11.43%) WebDriver
5 15 (10.71%) HP UFT
6 9 (6.43%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.71%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.57%) Appium
9 5 (3.57%) JUnit
9 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.86%) Subversion
10 4 (2.86%) TestNG
11 3 (2.14%) JMeter
11 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.14%) Spock
11 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.14%) TestDirector
12 2 (1.43%) eggPlant
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 25 (17.86%) Retail
3 22 (15.71%) Banking
4 8 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.86%) Back Office
8 2 (1.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.71%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.71%) Electronics
9 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) XML
2 8 (5.71%) Web Services
3 7 (5.00%) SOAP
4 6 (4.29%) HTML
5 5 (3.57%) .NET
6 4 (2.86%) Flash
6 4 (2.86%) J2EE
6 4 (2.86%) JSON
6 4 (2.86%) REST
7 3 (2.14%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.43%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.71%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.71%) Behat
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
9 1 (0.71%) Middleware
9 1 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.14%) Derivative
3 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.43%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.43%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Linux
2 10 (7.14%) Unix
3 9 (6.43%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.14%) AIX
5 3 (2.14%) Android
5 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.29%) Test Scripting
3 30 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (20.71%) BDD
5 28 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 26 (18.57%) Functional Testing
6 26 (18.57%) Test Automation
7 23 (16.43%) Scrum
7 23 (16.43%) Software Testing
8 21 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 20 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 20 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 20 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 16 (11.43%) Test Management
11 15 (10.71%) Performance Testing
12 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.29%) Test Strategy
13 12 (8.57%) Exploratory Testing
14 11 (7.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.43%) SQL
2 33 (23.57%) Java
3 12 (8.57%) Python
4 9 (6.43%) C#
5 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.14%) Groovy
6 3 (2.14%) Ruby
7 2 (1.43%) C++
7 2 (1.43%) COBOL
7 2 (1.43%) JCL
7 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) ISTQB
2 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.71%) ISEB
4 13 (9.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.86%) Degree
7 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.00%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) SDET
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (2.14%) XenApp
1 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (7.86%) HP
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) Guidewire
5 5 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (2.14%) Dell
7 2 (1.43%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.43%) eSpeed
7 2 (1.43%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 2 (1.43%) Siebel
7 2 (1.43%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.71%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.71%) Northgate
8 1 (0.71%) TSYS
8 1 (0.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.71%) Workday
Central London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago