Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 568 517
Rank change year-on-year +3 -51 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 36 54 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 59
London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £319 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £525 £538
England median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39859 43170 43828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28376 31059 30421
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 485 765
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.40 £53.15
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in London

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in London

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Test Analyst in London

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in London

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +8 18 £425 - 1
South London +2 1 £318 -36.50%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Finance
4 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 11 (30.56%) Banking
6 11 (30.56%) Selenium
7 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) JIRA
8 9 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
11 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
12 4 (11.11%) QA
12 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
12 4 (11.11%) System Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
12 4 (11.11%) Test Management
12 4 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (11.11%) Windows
12 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
12 4 (11.11%) Migration

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Mingle
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
1 2 (5.56%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.78%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.78%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) JIRA
2 9 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) TestRail
5 1 (2.78%) Appium
5 1 (2.78%) TestNG
5 1 (2.78%) Toad
5 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.78%) Flash
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 4 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
9 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) System Testing
9 4 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (11.11%) Test Management
10 3 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) CODA
3 1 (2.78%) Murex
3 1 (2.78%) New Relic
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
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