The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Test Analyst
Rank 598 597 553
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 22 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.028% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 18
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£300 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK.

Systems Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Systems Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK.

Systems Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -15 22 £300 +3.44% 4
London +1 9 £418 +23.70%
City of London -6 5 - -
South East -8 4 £290 +2.65% 1
Surrey 0 3 £290 -
West Midlands - 3 £300 - 1
Coventry - 2 £288 - 1
North East - 2 £280 -
North West - 2 £300 - 1
Salisbury +9 1 £300 +9.09%
Wiltshire 0 1 £300 +9.09%
Hampshire -7 1 £300 +9.09% 1
South West -10 1 £300 +3.44%
East of England - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £280 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £300 -

Systems Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Test Scripting
2 15 (46.88%) System Testing
3 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.88%) ISEB
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) Billing
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) HP
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
10 3 (9.38%) SOAP
10 3 (9.38%) XML
10 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (9.38%) Banking
10 3 (9.38%) Validation
10 3 (9.38%) Use Case

Systems Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems 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 Systems Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Billing
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Test Scripting
2 15 (46.88%) System Testing
3 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Validation
10 3 (9.38%) Use Case
11 2 (6.25%) V-Model
11 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
12 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.13%) Test Management
12 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) CODA
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText
4 1 (3.13%) WorldPay
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago