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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 44 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 43 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.38% 3.44% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 3.67% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 19
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£295 £255 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £215 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £281
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 £33.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.48% +260.13%
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
1175 1117 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.45% 93.79% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 607 399
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 67
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £21.70 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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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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 +7 36 £310 +13.24%
Aylesbury - 1 £240 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £283 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 35 (54.69%) Finance
2 34 (53.13%) Test Scripting
3 28 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (40.63%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (39.06%) SQL
6 19 (29.69%) SAP
6 19 (29.69%) QA
7 18 (28.13%) ISEB
8 17 (26.56%) XML
8 17 (26.56%) Waterfall
9 14 (21.88%) V-Model
10 13 (20.31%) Test Management
10 13 (20.31%) Validation
11 11 (17.19%) System Testing
11 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
11 11 (17.19%) SAP BW
11 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
12 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.63%) Selenium
13 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
13 9 (14.06%) HP
14 8 (12.50%) Oracle
14 8 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
15 7 (10.94%) Banking
15 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (9.38%) C#
16 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
16 6 (9.38%) WebDriver

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP BCA
2 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DHCP
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
1 1 (1.56%) Intranet
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SAP BW
1 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.81%) Data Mining
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Selenium
2 8 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.69%) JMeter
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.13%) eggPlant
6 2 (3.13%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 35 (54.69%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Electronics
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (4.69%) JSON
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) DTV
2 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Test Scripting
2 28 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (26.56%) Waterfall
4 14 (21.88%) V-Model
5 13 (20.31%) Test Management
5 13 (20.31%) Validation
6 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
6 11 (17.19%) System Testing
7 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.38%) BDD
11 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Automation Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
13 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (6.25%) Migration
13 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) ISEB
2 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (40.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) SAP
2 9 (14.06%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
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