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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 91 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 54 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 2.11% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.31% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 36
Average daily rate
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£270 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
2215 2341 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.41% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 1026 1006
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 69 90 88
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 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 -8 7 £225 -35.71% 9
Slough +5 6 £235 -27.69% 3
Maidenhead -3 3 £270 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 20 (30.77%) ISEB
2 20 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 19 (29.23%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
5 16 (24.62%) Windows
6 13 (20.00%) TestDirector
6 13 (20.00%) Finance
7 12 (18.46%) HP
7 12 (18.46%) UNIX
8 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 10 (15.38%) CRM
9 10 (15.38%) Oracle
10 9 (13.85%) Linux
10 9 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.85%) Billing
10 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
11 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Citrix
11 8 (12.31%) Solaris
11 8 (12.31%) Java
11 8 (12.31%) SAP
12 7 (10.77%) AIX
12 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
12 7 (10.77%) QA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
1 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.54%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.54%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.54%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) 3G
3 4 (6.15%) 2G
4 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.62%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (4.62%) ZigBee
4 3 (4.62%) Network Security
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) IPv6
4 3 (4.62%) IPsec
4 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.62%) SS7
4 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) DHCP
4 3 (4.62%) FTP
5 2 (3.08%) TACACS
5 2 (3.08%) ISUP
5 2 (3.08%) INAP
5 2 (3.08%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 9 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.23%) WinRunner
4 5 (7.69%) JIRA
5 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.62%) Toad
6 3 (4.62%) JProfiler
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.62%) Introscope
7 2 (3.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.08%) Zephyr
7 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.54%) Calabash
8 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (13.85%) Billing
4 6 (9.23%) Marketing
5 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.62%) Electronics
7 2 (3.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) JDBC
2 3 (4.62%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) ODBC
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.54%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) DTV
2 3 (4.62%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) iSeries
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) UNIX
3 9 (13.85%) Linux
4 8 (12.31%) Solaris
5 7 (10.77%) AIX
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) HPUX
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 10 (15.38%) CRM
3 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
4 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
6 6 (9.23%) V-Model
7 5 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Web Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) Logistics
8 4 (6.15%) Validation
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Java
3 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.15%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) ISEB
2 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (7.69%) Netcool
2 5 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.62%) nmon
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) HP
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 8 (12.31%) SAP
5 5 (7.69%) Veritas
5 5 (7.69%) McAfee
6 3 (4.62%) F5
7 2 (3.08%) BT
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Remedy
8 1 (1.54%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.54%) Redknee
8 1 (1.54%) Endeca
8 1 (1.54%) Google
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