The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Analyst
Rank 567 546 559
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 13 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.049% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 15
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£320 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 2014.

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 11 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 23 July 2014. 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 -25 10 £305 -6.15% 2
London -1 4 £350 -17.64%
South West -28 3 £290 +2.65% 1
City of London +24 1 £500 +17.64%
Gloucestershire - 1 £320 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -

Systems Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (44.83%) System Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (20.69%) HP
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.79%) UNIX
8 4 (13.79%) Test Management
8 4 (13.79%) SWIFT
9 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.34%) QA
9 3 (10.34%) Java
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) HTTP
9 3 (10.34%) Linux

Systems Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Maximo
2 1 (3.45%) Capstone
2 1 (3.45%) Tesseract
2 1 (3.45%) Minerva
2 1 (3.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.45%) ION MarketView
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SS7
4 1 (3.45%) ISUP
4 1 (3.45%) INAP
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) JSP
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) JPA
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) System Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.45%) User Stories
8 1 (3.45%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.45%) Redknee