The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 49 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.95% 3.41% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.57% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 20
Median daily rate £295 £295 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £332 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £33.50 £72.03
% change year-on-year
-59.92% -53.48%
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
1012 1232 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.29% 95.58% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 569 612
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -15 18 £300 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £208 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (57.81%) Finance
2 28 (43.75%) ISEB
3 27 (42.19%) SQL
4 26 (40.63%) SAP
5 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (35.94%) Test Scripting
7 21 (32.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (28.13%) QA
9 17 (26.56%) Oracle
10 16 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
11 15 (23.44%) Test Strategy
12 14 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (21.88%) PL/SQL
12 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
14 12 (18.75%) SDLC
14 12 (18.75%) Data Mining
14 12 (18.75%) Selenium
15 11 (17.19%) Banking
15 11 (17.19%) XML
15 11 (17.19%) HP UFT
16 9 (14.06%) SAP BI
16 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
16 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
17 8 (12.50%) V-Model
17 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
17 8 (12.50%) Retail
17 8 (12.50%) HP
17 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.81%) SAP FI
3 4 (6.25%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
2 12 (18.75%) Data Mining
3 9 (14.06%) SAP BI
4 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.38%) SAP BW
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Selenium
2 11 (17.19%) HP UFT
3 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.25%) eggPlant
4 4 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) Toad
5 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
General
1 37 (57.81%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.50%) Retail
4 7 (10.94%) Electronics
4 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) JSP
4 2 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Contactless
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) EPoS
3 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Test Scripting
3 21 (32.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
5 15 (23.44%) Test Strategy
6 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (18.75%) SDLC
8 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 8 (12.50%) V-Model
10 7 (10.94%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Validation
12 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.81%) Data Validation
12 5 (7.81%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.81%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) ISEB
2 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) SAP
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) HP
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Temenos
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
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