The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 89 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 65 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 2.32% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.59% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 16
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£300 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £94.53 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.23% +186.44%
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
2561 2510 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.92% 89.74% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1298 797
Average daily rate £388 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 110 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.59 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 17 £321 -1.15% 2
Newbury -1 6 £105 -61.11% 1
Maidenhead +8 1 £400 +90.47% 2
Slough -11 1 £247 +4.00% 2
Wokingham - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 21 (27.27%) Selenium
3 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (23.38%) Test Scripting
5 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
5 17 (22.08%) QA
6 14 (18.18%) JIRA
6 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Java
8 11 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 10 (12.99%) SQL
9 10 (12.99%) CRM
9 10 (12.99%) Scrum
10 9 (11.69%) ISEB
10 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.39%) BDD
11 8 (10.39%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
11 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.79%) V-Model
12 6 (7.79%) System Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Test Management
13 5 (6.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
13 5 (6.49%) Appcelerator
13 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.19%) 3G
2 4 (5.19%) PBX
2 4 (5.19%) 2G
2 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.90%) UMTS
3 3 (3.90%) VoIP
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) 4G
4 2 (2.60%) RNC
4 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.30%) GSM
5 1 (1.30%) Packet Switching
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.30%) NBAP
5 1 (1.30%) ICMP
5 1 (1.30%) RTP
5 1 (1.30%) SS7
5 1 (1.30%) ISUP
5 1 (1.30%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Selenium
2 14 (18.18%) JIRA
3 11 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 8 (10.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.49%) TestDirector
5 5 (6.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.30%) JUnit
8 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.49%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Billing
3 4 (5.19%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) XML
2 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.60%) SOAP
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) IVR
3 3 (3.90%) NHS
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Android
2 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Test Scripting
3 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (12.99%) Scrum
4 10 (12.99%) CRM
5 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
5 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
5 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
5 8 (10.39%) BDD
6 6 (7.79%) V-Model
6 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.79%) System Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Test Management
7 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Code Coverage
7 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.19%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Manual Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Web Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
2 10 (12.99%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.60%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.69%) ISEB
2 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.49%) Netcool
3 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco
1 5 (6.49%) HP
1 5 (6.49%) Appcelerator
2 4 (5.19%) Verint
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Avaya
2 4 (5.19%) Infovista
2 4 (5.19%) Cramer
2 4 (5.19%) Mitel
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.30%) F5
5 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) NetHawk
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee
5 1 (1.30%) Cerner
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