The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 20 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.17% 8.25% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 8.90% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 0
Average daily rate
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£253 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-8.55% -20.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 281 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.08% 92.74% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 135 77
Average daily rate £315 £320 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.26 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bracknell region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bracknell region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (31.25%) Appcelerator
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Cramer
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) IVR
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (18.75%) PBX
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (18.75%) Netcool
5 3 (18.75%) Infovista
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Verint
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile App

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
1 3 (18.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) IVR
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 2 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (18.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Appcelerator
2 3 (18.75%) Cramer
2 3 (18.75%) Mitel
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Avaya
2 3 (18.75%) Infovista
2 3 (18.75%) Verint