The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 416 385
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 23
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +2.89% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 19391 22001 21227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.66% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13811 15907 14571
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 255 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
City of London +1 4 £453 +6.47% 1
Hayes - 1 £318 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 7 (17.50%) HP UFT
7 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
7 6 (15.00%) Guidewire
7 6 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 5 (12.50%) JIRA
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) ETL
9 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.00%) Back Office
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) JUnit
9 4 (10.00%) QA
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management

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 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.50%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (2.50%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.50%) Summit
2 1 (2.50%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) HP UFT
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) eggPlant
5 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) Appium
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.50%) TestNG
6 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 13 (32.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Back Office
5 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) Flash
2 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
1 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.00%) Derivative
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Kanban
7 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.00%) Test Management
7 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) COBOL
3 1 (2.50%) JCL
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) XenApp
1 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Guidewire
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.00%) eSpeed
4 2 (5.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.00%) Tradeweb
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
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