The median contractor rate for a Business Test Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Business Test Analyst
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 619 610
Rank change year-on-year +35 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Test Analyst 18 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.047% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 22
Median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £330
% change year-on-year +8.69% -12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Test Analyst in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Test Analyst in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Test Analyst in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Test Analyst in the UK

Business Test Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +31 18 £365 -23.15% 5
London +5 11 £438 -16.66% 2
South West +5 5 £325 +1.96% 1
Bristol -2 4 £325 +13.04% 1
City of London -4 4 £550 +3.28% 1
South East +9 2 £300 -
Ealing - 2 £365 -
Gloucestershire +10 1 - -
Gloucester -2 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £288 -
Thame - 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £313 -
Surrey - 1 £288 -

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business 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 featuring Business Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (50.00%) Finance
1 19 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 9 (23.68%) Derivative
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) Murex
6 6 (15.79%) Summit
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 5 (13.16%) Banking
7 5 (13.16%) Retail
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Validation
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Use Case
8 4 (10.53%) User Experience
8 4 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (10.53%) User Stories
9 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
9 3 (7.89%) Test Management
9 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.89%) BDD
9 3 (7.89%) Degree
9 3 (7.89%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce

Business Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Summit
2 2 (5.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
3 2 (5.26%) Front Office
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Derivative
2 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.53%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Equities
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) System Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Use Case
6 4 (10.53%) User Stories
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Domain Models
8 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Basel III
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.63%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Murex
2 3 (7.89%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) BT
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata