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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 54 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.62% 2.88% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.13% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 10
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£295 £264 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £332
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 £94.53 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.23% +186.44%
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
1143 960 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.69% 92.13% 90.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 493 315
Average daily rate £365 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 28 £295 -0.84% 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (58.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (50.79%) Test Scripting
3 29 (46.03%) SQL
4 28 (44.44%) ISEB
5 26 (41.27%) Finance
6 24 (38.10%) SAP
6 24 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (36.51%) Waterfall
8 22 (34.92%) QA
9 20 (31.75%) Software Testing
10 18 (28.57%) V-Model
11 17 (26.98%) Test Management
11 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
12 16 (25.40%) XML
13 15 (23.81%) Validation
14 14 (22.22%) SAP BW
15 12 (19.05%) Manual Testing
16 11 (17.46%) HP
17 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (14.29%) System Testing
19 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
20 7 (11.11%) CRM
20 7 (11.11%) Oracle
20 7 (11.11%) Migration
20 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
20 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
20 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
21 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
21 6 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
21 6 (9.52%) ITIL

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (6.35%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.94%) SAP BCA
3 3 (4.76%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.59%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) DHCP
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
2 14 (22.22%) SAP BW
3 4 (6.35%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.17%) SAP BI
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) eggPlant
3 2 (3.17%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Ranorex
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (3.17%) DTV
1 2 (3.17%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) IVR
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (50.79%) Test Scripting
3 23 (36.51%) Waterfall
4 20 (31.75%) Software Testing
5 18 (28.57%) V-Model
6 17 (26.98%) Test Management
7 15 (23.81%) Validation
8 12 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.29%) System Testing
11 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (11.11%) CRM
12 7 (11.11%) Migration
12 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
13 6 (9.52%) ITIL
14 5 (7.94%) Test Planning
15 4 (6.35%) Automation Testing
15 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
15 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
15 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) ISEB
2 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) SAP
2 11 (17.46%) HP
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) VeriFone
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