Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Test Analyst
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 228 284
Rank change year-on-year +8 +56 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 20
City of London median daily rate £428 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -5.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £325
90th Percentile £675 £525 £500
London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6214 6572 10815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.75% 95.25% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4783 5312 8273
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £311 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 167
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% +1.30% +2.15%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.06 £35.86 £37.02
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Test Analyst in the City of London

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Senior Test 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
7 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) Collateral Management
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
1 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
1 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (14.29%) Collateral Management
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Trading
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle