The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Analyst
Rank 613 607 582
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 11 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.018% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate £368 £425 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +203.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £203 £140
% change year-on-year
+81.48% +44.64%
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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Testing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Testing Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Testing Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Testing Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Testing Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Testing Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Testing Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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 -31 8 £475 +11.76% 4
London +3 4 £475 +5.55% 2
South East -3 3 £500 +146.91%
Scotland - 2 £260 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 -
Oxford - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +6 1 £368 +104.16%
Belfast - 1 £263 -
Reading - 1 £368 -
Edinburgh - 1 £260 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £263 -
Birmingham - 1 £368 -
West Midlands - 1 £368 -
County Antrim - 1 £263 -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (29.17%) System Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (12.50%) ZigBee
9 3 (12.50%) LabVIEW
9 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.33%) SQL
10 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
10 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
1 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) LabVIEW
2 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) International Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) System Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) CGEIT
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CRISC
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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