The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Test Analyst
Rank 582 587 553
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Test Analyst 18 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.022% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.024% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
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£348 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £323 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
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 £230 £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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Technical Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Technical Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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 0 18 £348 -7.33% 2
West Midlands - 6 - -
London -14 5 £425 -5.55%
South West +5 3 - -
North West - 2 £270 - 1
South East - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £270 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £270 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -

Technical Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Test Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 14 (40.00%) System Testing
5 13 (37.14%) BDD
6 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Selenium
7 9 (25.71%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) ETL
9 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
10 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (17.14%) UNIX
10 6 (17.14%) ISEB
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.29%) Retail
11 5 (14.29%) Validation
11 5 (14.29%) Scrum
12 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
12 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
12 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
12 4 (11.43%) User Stories
12 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing

Technical Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.57%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) Behat
4 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.86%) TestLink
5 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.57%) XML Messaging
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) EPoS
3 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 14 (40.00%) System Testing
4 13 (37.14%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) ETL
7 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.29%) Validation
9 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.43%) User Stories
10 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
11 3 (8.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.43%) XPath
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) C
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.57%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) HL7
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Iperf
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) ATG
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) AppSense
3 1 (2.86%) Agilent
3 1 (2.86%) DataFlux
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Siebel
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco