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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Analyst
Rank 583 563 539
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 8 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 14
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£438 £525 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +58.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £525 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £300
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
49661 47331 45270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31654 28484 25553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2082 2584
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 7 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 29 December 2014. 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 -9 8 £438 -16.66% 2
London +11 6 £450 -14.28%
Manchester - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - - 1

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
4 1 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) R
4 1 (7.14%) SiteCatalyst

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Google
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