The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 124 129 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.040% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.043% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£250 £263 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
Software 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
2311 2322 2490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.92% 92.03% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1161 978
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 86 117
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software 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 Software Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 1 £250 -4.76% 1
Software Test Analyst
South East

Software Test Analyst
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) QA

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA