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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Analyst
UK
Rank 593 611 597
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £280 £421 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.53% -3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £368 £225
% change year-on-year
- +63.33%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 6 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 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +25 4 £280 -41.05% 1
London +9 2 £280 -41.05% 1
Berkshire +14 1 - -
South East +12 1 - -
Birmingham +2 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - -

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
1 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Czech Language
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) EMV
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 1 (14.29%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Czech Language
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EMV
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
1 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) OpenText
1 1 (14.29%) SAP