The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 51 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.22% 4.06% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 4.35% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 25
Average daily rate
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£265 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £256 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £435 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 966 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.04% 93.33% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 485 409
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 79 72
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 21 £266 -19.31% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £249 - 4
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Princes Risborough - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Finance
3 22 (32.35%) Software Testing
3 22 (32.35%) Selenium
4 21 (30.88%) ISEB
4 21 (30.88%) C#
5 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 17 (25.00%) BDD
8 16 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 14 (20.59%) WebDriver
10 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
10 11 (16.18%) PhantomJS
10 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
10 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (16.18%) QA
10 11 (16.18%) SAP
10 11 (16.18%) .NET
10 11 (16.18%) SOAP
10 11 (16.18%) JMeter
11 10 (14.71%) OO
12 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
12 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
12 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.24%) Scrum
13 8 (11.76%) Automotive
13 8 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Selenium
2 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 14 (20.59%) WebDriver
5 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
5 11 (16.18%) PhantomJS
5 11 (16.18%) JMeter
6 8 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.94%) JIRA
9 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Automotive
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) .NET
1 11 (16.18%) SOAP
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) DTV
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows NT
3 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Software Testing
2 18 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (25.00%) BDD
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) OO
7 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Test Management
9 7 (10.29%) System Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Web Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.41%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.41%) TDD
12 3 (4.41%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 21 (30.88%) C#
3 4 (5.88%) VBScript
4 3 (4.41%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) ISEB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) SAP
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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