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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 81 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 44 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.94% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.15% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 19
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£344 £273 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £314 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.54% +450.00%
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
2554 2599 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.53% 90.18% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1349 899
Average daily rate £382 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 97 150
Average hourly rate £17.11 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 24 £350 +32.07% 5
Maidenhead +9 3 £260 +33.33%
Newbury - 2 £111 -
Slough -8 1 £288 +21.05%
Wokingham - - - - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 25 (28.41%) Test Scripting
3 25 (28.41%) Selenium
4 24 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (21.59%) QA
6 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
7 16 (18.18%) SQL
7 16 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 13 (14.77%) WebDriver
8 13 (14.77%) Java
9 12 (13.64%) XML
9 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (13.64%) Scrum
9 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.64%) JIRA
10 11 (12.50%) BDD
10 11 (12.50%) ISEB
11 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
12 9 (10.23%) ISTQB
12 9 (10.23%) SOAP
12 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.23%) CRM
13 8 (9.09%) System Testing
13 8 (9.09%) SoapUI
14 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (7.95%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.41%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) PBX
1 4 (4.55%) IP Telephony
1 4 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.41%) 3G
2 3 (3.41%) UMTS
2 3 (3.41%) VoIP
2 3 (3.41%) 2G
2 3 (3.41%) 4G
3 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.27%) RNC
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.14%) NBAP
4 1 (1.14%) GGSN
4 1 (1.14%) SGSN
4 1 (1.14%) LTE
4 1 (1.14%) MSRP
4 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) GSM
4 1 (1.14%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) DB2
3 3 (3.41%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Selenium
2 13 (14.77%) WebDriver
3 12 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (13.64%) JIRA
4 8 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.95%) LoadRunner
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.68%) Fiddler
8 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.41%) TestDirector
9 3 (3.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.14%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.14%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.14%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.14%) Maven
10 1 (1.14%) JUnit
10 1 (1.14%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.14%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) XML
2 9 (10.23%) SOAP
3 6 (6.82%) HTML
4 5 (5.68%) XSD
4 5 (5.68%) WCF
5 3 (3.41%) Flash
5 3 (3.41%) J2EE
6 2 (2.27%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.14%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.14%) .NET
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) IVR
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) AS400
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) PKI
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) iSeries
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) UNIX
2 4 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Test Scripting
3 16 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (13.64%) Scrum
4 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 11 (12.50%) BDD
6 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
6 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
7 9 (10.23%) CRM
8 8 (9.09%) System Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.82%) Manual Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.68%) V-Model
11 5 (5.68%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.55%) Migration
12 4 (4.55%) Network Design
12 4 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Java
3 6 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) ISEB
4 9 (10.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.68%) Netcool
3 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) HP
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco
3 5 (5.68%) IBM
4 4 (4.55%) Avaya
4 4 (4.55%) Cramer
4 4 (4.55%) Mitel
4 4 (4.55%) Infovista
4 4 (4.55%) Verint
5 3 (3.41%) Appcelerator
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) hybris
7 1 (1.14%) McAfee
7 1 (1.14%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.14%) Endeca
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
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