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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Analyst
Rank 600 592 554
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£575 £295 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.91% -20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £140 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £140 £380
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -63.15%
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
51667 51948 44219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31335 31547 25314
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2069 2202
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 2015.

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 8 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 20 April 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 -22 9 £575 +94.91% 1
South East -7 1 £180 -32.07%
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Stress Testing
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Basel III
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LatentZero
1 1 (6.25%) thinkFolio
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stress Testing
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) ExactTarget
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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