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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 60 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 3.75% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 4.04% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 33
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£275 £320 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £256 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £435 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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
1135 1015 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.96% 92.86% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 511 474
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 68 76
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
Milton Keynes -24 15 £275 -14.06% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £248 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Princes Risborough - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (53.45%) SQL
2 27 (46.55%) Finance
3 23 (39.66%) ISEB
4 18 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (27.59%) Selenium
5 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
5 16 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (25.86%) Software Testing
7 14 (24.14%) QA
7 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
7 14 (24.14%) C#
8 13 (22.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
9 11 (18.97%) SAP
10 10 (17.24%) .NET
10 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
11 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (13.79%) Automotive
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
12 8 (13.79%) BDD
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.07%) Test Management
13 7 (12.07%) Windows
13 7 (12.07%) HP
14 6 (10.34%) Oracle
14 6 (10.34%) VBScript
14 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
14 6 (10.34%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Selenium
2 13 (22.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
4 9 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.62%) PhantomJS
7 4 (6.90%) JMeter
7 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.90%) JIRA
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (46.55%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Automotive
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) IVR
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
3 15 (25.86%) Software Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) Test Management
8 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.34%) System Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Web Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Scrum
10 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.90%) V-Model
11 3 (5.17%) ITIL
11 3 (5.17%) OO
12 2 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) VBScript
4 3 (5.17%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) ISEB
2 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) SAP
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) HP
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
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