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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 82 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.37% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.53% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 15
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£350 £240 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £172 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £312 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
2167 2286 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.36% 89.54% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1114 909
Average daily rate £398 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 113
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 22 £350 +27.85% 2
Bracknell -2 7 £338 +7.48%
Maidenhead - 2 £240 -
Slough -2 1 £288 +36.90% 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (34.94%) Test Scripting
1 29 (34.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) Selenium
3 23 (27.71%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (25.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (24.10%) QA
6 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
7 18 (21.69%) XML
8 15 (18.07%) SQL
8 15 (18.07%) Integration Testing
9 14 (16.87%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
10 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
10 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
10 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
11 12 (14.46%) BDD
11 12 (14.46%) Scrum
11 12 (14.46%) SOAP
11 12 (14.46%) Java
12 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
12 11 (13.25%) ISEB
12 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
12 11 (13.25%) SoapUI
13 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (12.05%) System Testing
13 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (12.05%) JIRA
13 10 (12.05%) BizTalk Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (12.05%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.02%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Confluence
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) IP Telephony
1 4 (4.82%) PBX
1 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.61%) 4G
2 3 (3.61%) 3G
2 3 (3.61%) UMTS
2 3 (3.61%) VoIP
2 3 (3.61%) 2G
3 2 (2.41%) RNC
3 2 (2.41%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.20%) GGSN
4 1 (1.20%) SGSN
4 1 (1.20%) LTE
4 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.20%) MSRP
4 1 (1.20%) Broadband
4 1 (1.20%) GSM
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) DB2
3 5 (6.02%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Selenium
2 14 (16.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
4 11 (13.25%) SoapUI
5 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (12.05%) JIRA
6 8 (9.64%) LoadRunner
6 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.02%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.20%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.20%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.20%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.20%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) XML
2 12 (14.46%) SOAP
3 8 (9.64%) XSD
3 8 (9.64%) HTML
3 8 (9.64%) WCF
4 5 (6.02%) J2EE
4 5 (6.02%) Flash
5 3 (3.61%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) IVR
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.20%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) UNIX
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Test Scripting
2 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (18.07%) Integration Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.46%) BDD
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
7 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
8 10 (12.05%) System Testing
9 9 (10.84%) CRM
10 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
11 6 (7.23%) Manual Testing
12 5 (6.02%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (6.02%) Functional Testing
12 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.82%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.82%) Network Design
13 4 (4.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 12 (14.46%) Java
3 7 (8.43%) C#
4 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) ISEB
4 8 (9.64%) ISTQB
5 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) Netcool
3 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) HP
3 7 (8.43%) IBM
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) Mitel
5 4 (4.82%) Citrix
5 4 (4.82%) Avaya
5 4 (4.82%) Verint
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.20%) hybris
7 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.20%) Talend
7 1 (1.20%) Infovista
7 1 (1.20%) McAfee
7 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas
7 1 (1.20%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.20%) Endeca
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