The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 43 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.50% 1.87% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 1.95% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 18
Average daily rate £295 £280 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +9.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
923 1128 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 96.08% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 550 500
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +16 29 £300 +7.14% 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 40 (51.28%) Finance
3 31 (39.74%) Test Scripting
4 30 (38.46%) Oracle
5 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (32.05%) Oracle Database
7 24 (30.77%) ISEB
8 23 (29.49%) SAP
9 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (26.92%) QA
10 21 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (24.36%) PL/SQL
12 18 (23.08%) Software Testing
13 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (20.51%) XML
14 16 (20.51%) Selenium
15 15 (19.23%) Data Mining
16 13 (16.67%) Banking
17 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (15.38%) Test Strategy
17 12 (15.38%) SDLC
18 10 (12.82%) Test Management
18 10 (12.82%) SAP BI
18 10 (12.82%) V-Model
19 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
19 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
19 9 (11.54%) HP UFT
19 9 (11.54%) Validation
19 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
19 9 (11.54%) MS Office

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.13%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle Database
2 15 (19.23%) Data Mining
3 10 (12.82%) SAP BI
4 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (7.69%) SAP BW
7 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Selenium
2 9 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.85%) Toad
5 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (51.28%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Electronics
3 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.26%) Marketing
3 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.97%) Aerospace
4 7 (8.97%) Retail
5 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) XML
2 8 (10.26%) Middleware
3 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.28%) EPoS
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Test Scripting
2 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.38%) SDLC
6 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 10 (12.82%) Test Management
7 10 (12.82%) V-Model
8 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Validation
8 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.26%) Defect Management
9 8 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (10.26%) Programme Management
10 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
10 7 (8.97%) Migration
10 7 (8.97%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.97%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) ISEB
2 7 (8.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 23 (29.49%) SAP
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) HP
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