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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 27 19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 2.61% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.93% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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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
192 239 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.67% 89.18% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 47
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £15.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £25.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
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 20 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Appcelerator
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (12.50%) Becrypt
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat