The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 121 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% 0.078% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.086% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£318 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Analyst
South East

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
2240 2327 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.02% 91.15% 88.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1016 1046
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 88 86
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £300 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
South East

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Android

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Comverse
3 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator