The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 77 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 52 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.42% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.56% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 24
Average daily rate £269 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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 Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 23 £269 -2.71% 1
Slough +14 9 £238 - 3
Maidenhead -7 1 £195 -25.00%
Newbury - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 32 (32.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 31 (31.00%) ISEB
4 30 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 26 (26.00%) Test Scripting
6 24 (24.00%) Oracle
7 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (23.00%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (21.00%) Finance
10 17 (17.00%) Selenium
11 15 (15.00%) Validation
11 15 (15.00%) TestDirector
12 14 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 14 (14.00%) Citrix
12 14 (14.00%) Windows XP
12 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (13.00%) Billing
13 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (12.00%) ISTQB
14 12 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (12.00%) C#
15 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
15 11 (11.00%) VMware
15 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
15 11 (11.00%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (10.00%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.00%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (9.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) DHCP
2 6 (6.00%) LAN
3 4 (4.00%) SS7
4 3 (3.00%) HTTP
4 3 (3.00%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (2.00%) DNS
5 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.00%) SMS
6 1 (1.00%) FTP
6 1 (1.00%) LDAP
6 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.00%) IPv4
6 1 (1.00%) IPv6
6 1 (1.00%) IPsec
6 1 (1.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.00%) 2G
6 1 (1.00%) 3G
6 1 (1.00%) ISUP
6 1 (1.00%) INAP
6 1 (1.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Selenium
2 15 (15.00%) TestDirector
3 14 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.00%) WinRunner
6 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.00%) LoadRunner
8 5 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.00%) JIRA
10 3 (3.00%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.00%) Toad
12 1 (1.00%) Introscope
12 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Billing
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Publishing
6 3 (3.00%) Retail
7 2 (2.00%) French Language
8 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) XML
3 3 (3.00%) SOAP
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (1.00%) JDBC
5 1 (1.00%) ODBC
5 1 (1.00%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.00%) Middleware
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.00%) WPF
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Clustering
2 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.00%) EFT
5 1 (1.00%) Firmware
5 1 (1.00%) IVR
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows XP
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (10.00%) UNIX
4 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.00%) AIX
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.00%) Linux
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.00%) Solaris
9 2 (2.00%) Android
9 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Test Scripting
2 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.00%) Validation
4 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (9.00%) Software Deployment
7 8 (8.00%) CRM
8 7 (7.00%) Migration
8 7 (7.00%) V-Model
8 7 (7.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (7.00%) BDD
8 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (7.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (6.00%) Test Management
9 6 (6.00%) Release Management
9 6 (6.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) C#
3 9 (9.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (2.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.00%) ISEB
3 30 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.00%) Netcool
3 8 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Oracle
2 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.00%) Citrix
4 11 (11.00%) VMware
5 9 (9.00%) SAP
6 8 (8.00%) Veritas
6 8 (8.00%) McAfee
7 7 (7.00%) Cisco
8 5 (5.00%) Becrypt
9 3 (3.00%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.00%) Appcelerator
10 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.00%) BT
10 2 (2.00%) HP
11 1 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (1.00%) IBM
11 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.00%) Redknee
11 1 (1.00%) Endeca
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago