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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Analyst
Rank 596 575 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£575 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -5.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £283 -
% change year-on-year
-43.36% -
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 12 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 22 May 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 11 £575 +64.28% 1
London -2 8 £575 +39.39%
City of London +15 7 £575 +53.33%
South East -14 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -15 1 - -
East of England - 1 £160 -
Brighton - 1 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £160 -
Leeds - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £160 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (36.84%) Banking
1 7 (36.84%) Stress Testing
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) QA
3 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
4 3 (15.79%) Wholesale Banking
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Basel III
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LatentZero
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.26%) thinkFolio
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Billing
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Stress Testing
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) E-business
6 1 (5.26%) BPR
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) ExactTarget
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