The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Testing Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Analyst
Rank 646 640 630
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.027% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
Median daily rate £275 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.42% -10.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Testing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Testing Analyst in the job title.

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
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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 4 £275 -17.91% 3
England -17 4 £275 -21.42% 5
Berkshire - 3 £275 -
Reading - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +13 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £275 -

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Testing Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Testing Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
2 2 (22.22%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) ISUP
1 1 (11.11%) SCCP
1 1 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (11.11%) SS7
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
1 2 (22.22%) Remediation Plan
1 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy