The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 118 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% - 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £334 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2290 2254 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.38% 89.41% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1106 903
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 74 118
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the Berkshire region.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

QA Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

QA Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP