The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 87 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.80% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.86% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 20
Median daily rate £325 £350 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £248 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £456 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
1798 2313 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.82% 92.04% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1205 1292
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 144 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 9 £350 -
Bracknell - 3 £253 -
Newbury +11 1 - -
Windsor +1 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 19 (38.78%) Selenium
3 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
3 18 (36.73%) WebDriver
3 18 (36.73%) SOAP
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 13 (26.53%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) XML
8 9 (18.37%) HP
8 9 (18.37%) Web Services
8 9 (18.37%) BDD
8 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
9 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.29%) C#
9 7 (14.29%) Scrum
10 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Unix
10 6 (12.24%) Test Management
10 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Use Case
10 6 (12.24%) JIRA
10 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
10 6 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
11 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) BGP
2 2 (4.08%) DMVPN
2 2 (4.08%) HSRP
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) LTE
2 2 (4.08%) VLAN
2 2 (4.08%) Wireless
2 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.04%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.04%) GSM
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) ISUP
3 1 (2.04%) SCCP
3 1 (2.04%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.04%) SS7
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 19 (38.78%) Selenium
3 18 (36.73%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.24%) JIRA
5 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.16%) JMeter
7 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.12%) Subversion
8 2 (4.08%) Appium
8 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
8 2 (4.08%) Hudson
8 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.04%) Ant
9 1 (2.04%) JUnit
9 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) SOAP
2 11 (22.45%) XML
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 5 (10.20%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) REST
6 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.04%) HTML
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Android
2 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 9 (18.37%) BDD
3 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
5 6 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.24%) Test Management
5 6 (12.24%) Use Case
6 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
6 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Capita
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) Splunk
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