Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 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.

Test Analyst
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 136 161
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 77 112 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.62% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.70% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 90 105
City of London median daily rate £418 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £272
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
London median daily rate £388 £381 £366
% change year-on-year +1.71% +4.03% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £102.50 £155.00
% change year-on-year - -33.87% +217.95%

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 6267 6571 10834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.74% 95.25% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4823 5311 8285
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £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 75 80 169
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.84% +1.30% +2.70%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.48 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.07 £35.86 £37.01
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the City of London

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 Test Analyst in the City of London.

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

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (59.74%) Test Automation
2 40 (51.95%) Finance
2 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.86%) SQL
4 24 (31.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (25.97%) Test Scripting
6 19 (24.68%) Selenium
7 16 (20.78%) Banking
8 15 (19.48%) Scrum
8 15 (19.48%) Test Strategy
9 14 (18.18%) WebDriver
9 14 (18.18%) Java
10 13 (16.88%) Regression Testing
11 12 (15.58%) JIRA
12 11 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 10 (12.99%) C#
13 10 (12.99%) QA
13 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
13 10 (12.99%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
14 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
15 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
15 8 (10.39%) ETL
15 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
15 8 (10.39%) TDD
15 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
15 8 (10.39%) SpecFlow
16 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
16 7 (9.09%) Derivative

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) Confluence
1 1 (1.30%) SAS
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Summit
2 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) Big Data
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.30%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Selenium
2 14 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 12 (15.58%) JIRA
4 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
5 8 (10.39%) SpecFlow
6 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.60%) Appium
9 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.60%) Toad
10 1 (1.30%) Burp Suite
10 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.30%) JMeter
10 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.30%) Protractor
10 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 40 (51.95%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Back Office
6 2 (2.60%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
2 2 (2.60%) Kafka
3 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.30%) Java EE
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (9.09%) Derivative
3 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Contactless
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.19%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) Test Automation
2 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (25.97%) Test Scripting
5 15 (19.48%) Scrum
5 15 (19.48%) Test Strategy
6 13 (16.88%) Regression Testing
7 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.99%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.39%) ETL
9 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.39%) TDD
10 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
11 6 (7.79%) BDD
11 6 (7.79%) Functional Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.60%) MiFID
4 1 (1.30%) Basel III
4 1 (1.30%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Murex
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Charles River
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Siebel
4 1 (1.30%) Solace
4 1 (1.30%) Tradeweb
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