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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Test Analyst
Rank 609 586 576
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Test Analyst 17 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.039% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
Average daily rate £394 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £280 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £441 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 20 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 15 £400 +23.07% 1
South West +5 5 £435 -
Plymouth - 5 £435 -
Devon - 5 £435 -
South East +11 4 £388 -
London -1 3 £388 +6.89%
Surrey -6 3 £400 -
North West - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £243 - 3
Manchester - 2 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £328 -29.56%
Warwickshire - 1 £328 -
City of London - 1 £388 -
Edinburgh - 1 £190 - 3
Erskine - 1 £295 -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £295 -
Portsmouth - 1 £330 -
Warwick - 1 £328 -

Technical Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Test Scripting
3 20 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle
6 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 12 (26.67%) Selenium
6 12 (26.67%) Ruby
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (24.44%) Gherkin
7 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
8 10 (22.22%) Java
8 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 9 (20.00%) JIRA
9 9 (20.00%) MS Office
9 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (20.00%) HP UFT
9 9 (20.00%) Capybara
9 9 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 8 (17.78%) Office 365
10 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
11 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 7 (15.56%) JMeter

Technical Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SNMP
2 1 (2.22%) 3G
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) Data Mart
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 12 (26.67%) Selenium
3 9 (20.00%) Capybara
3 9 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (15.56%) JMeter
5 6 (13.33%) FitNesse
5 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (11.11%) JBehave
6 5 (11.11%) JUnit
6 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
7 4 (8.89%) Gerrit
7 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.67%) Subversion
9 2 (4.44%) Maven
9 2 (4.44%) Spock
9 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
9 2 (4.44%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Gherkin
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) .NET
6 1 (2.22%) DHTML
6 1 (2.22%) DOM
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) PDA
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Test Scripting
3 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
4 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
5 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) SOA
8 5 (11.11%) API Design
8 5 (11.11%) API Testing
8 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.89%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) Ruby
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) Groovy
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) R
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) ISEB
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) MCITP
5 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) MCTS
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) MuleSoft
5 4 (8.89%) ATG
5 4 (8.89%) hybris
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Cognos
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) SAP