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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 88 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 1.01% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.11% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 19
Average daily rate
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£284 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £221 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £379 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £31.56 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-40.57% -4.37%
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
2327 2351 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.29% 90.98% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1203 898
Average daily rate £390 £380 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 86 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +10 10 £310 -4.61% 1
Bracknell +4 8 £220 -26.66%
Slough - 5 £287 - 1
Newbury -2 1 £105 -60.56%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
2 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
3 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (18.97%) CRM
5 10 (17.24%) ISEB
5 10 (17.24%) QA
6 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Selenium
6 9 (15.52%) Java
7 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.07%) V-Model
8 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
9 6 (10.34%) Code Coverage
9 6 (10.34%) HP
9 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
9 6 (10.34%) JIRA
9 6 (10.34%) Test Management
9 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
9 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.62%) Marketing
10 5 (8.62%) Logistics
10 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Scrum
10 5 (8.62%) Web Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle
10 5 (8.62%) UNIX
10 5 (8.62%) TestDirector
11 4 (6.90%) Netcool

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) 3G
1 2 (3.45%) PBX
1 2 (3.45%) 2G
1 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
1 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) MSRP
2 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.72%) 4G
2 1 (1.72%) RNC
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.72%) NBAP
2 1 (1.72%) UMTS
2 1 (1.72%) VoIP
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) RTP
2 1 (1.72%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Selenium
2 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 5 (8.62%) TestDirector
4 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Billing
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Android
2 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
3 11 (18.97%) CRM
4 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.07%) V-Model
6 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.34%) Code Coverage
6 6 (10.34%) Test Management
7 5 (8.62%) Logistics
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Web Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.90%) Manual Testing
8 4 (6.90%) System Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Validation
9 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) ISEB
2 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Infovista
3 4 (6.90%) Cramer
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Avaya
5 2 (3.45%) Verint
5 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.45%) Mitel
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Cerner
6 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
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NFP Group Ltd
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