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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Test Analyst
Rank 596 582 558
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 17 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.026% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.029% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £253 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -1.53%
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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
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 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 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 24 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 7 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 -16 16 £300 -7.69%
South East -14 5 £290 -3.33%
London -5 4 £425 +21.42%
Surrey - 3 £290 -
City of London -1 2 - -
North East - 2 £280 -
North West - 2 £300 -
Hampshire -1 1 £300 -7.69%
Edinburgh -2 1 £290 -22.66% 1
Scotland -6 1 £290 -22.66% 1
South West -14 1 £300 -1.63%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £280 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £300 -
Durham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £313 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -

Systems Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 16 (55.17%) System Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
2 13 (44.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
5 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Billing
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) CRM
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.34%) Use Case
9 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) CODA
9 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
9 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (10.34%) JIRA
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Data Migration

Systems Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.45%) Maximo
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Billing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) System Testing
2 13 (44.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) UML
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) HP
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) CODA
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) OpenText