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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 47 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 48 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.51% 2.01% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 2.17% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 30
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£300 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £206 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +43.43%
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
1280 1106 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.57% 92.79% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 616 508
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 68
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £20.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 40 £300 +8.10% 2
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 40 (48.19%) Test Scripting
2 33 (39.76%) Finance
3 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (33.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (27.71%) SQL
5 23 (27.71%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (25.30%) Selenium
7 20 (24.10%) ISEB
8 19 (22.89%) XML
9 16 (19.28%) C#
9 16 (19.28%) HP
10 15 (18.07%) Regression Testing
10 15 (18.07%) Oracle
11 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
11 13 (15.66%) QA
12 12 (14.46%) BDD
12 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
13 11 (13.25%) SpecFlow
13 11 (13.25%) WebDriver
13 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
13 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
13 11 (13.25%) HTML
13 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.05%) SOAP
14 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
14 10 (12.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (10.84%) Manual Testing
15 9 (10.84%) HP UFT
15 9 (10.84%) ISTQB
15 9 (10.84%) Banking

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.41%) IIS
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.61%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.41%) Xcelsius
5 2 (2.41%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.20%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Selenium
2 11 (13.25%) WebDriver
2 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.25%) SpecFlow
3 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.84%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.61%) JMeter
7 2 (2.41%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.41%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.20%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.20%) JIRA
8 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Automotive
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) XML
2 11 (13.25%) HTML
3 10 (12.05%) SOAP
4 7 (8.43%) JSON
5 6 (7.23%) .NET
6 2 (2.41%) Middleware
6 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.20%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) DTV
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) UNIX
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Test Scripting
2 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (18.07%) Regression Testing
5 12 (14.46%) BDD
6 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.84%) Manual Testing
8 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.43%) System Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Automation Testing
10 6 (7.23%) SDLC
10 6 (7.23%) Test Management
10 6 (7.23%) V-Model
10 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.02%) Validation
11 5 (6.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.71%) SQL
2 16 (19.28%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
5 1 (1.20%) VBA
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) ISEB
2 10 (12.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (10.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) HP
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) SAP
5 3 (3.61%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.41%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.20%) Compaq
7 1 (1.20%) webMethods
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