The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 44 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.25% 3.29% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.54% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £219 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £301 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
715 848 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.98% 92.88% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 504 274
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 44 46
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Milton Keynes region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Milton Keynes region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 29 (54.72%) Finance
1 29 (54.72%) Test Scripting
2 25 (47.17%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (41.51%) SQL
4 21 (39.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (35.85%) SAP
6 17 (32.08%) ISEB
6 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
6 17 (32.08%) QA
7 16 (30.19%) SDLC
8 15 (28.30%) XML
9 14 (26.42%) V-Model
10 12 (22.64%) Test Management
11 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
11 11 (20.75%) Validation
11 11 (20.75%) SAP BW
11 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
12 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.98%) HP
13 9 (16.98%) Selenium
14 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
14 8 (15.09%) System Testing
15 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (13.21%) Oracle
15 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
16 6 (11.32%) Banking
16 6 (11.32%) C#
16 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
16 6 (11.32%) WebDriver

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP BCA
2 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SAP BW
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Selenium
2 6 (11.32%) WebDriver
2 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.66%) JMeter
5 2 (3.77%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) eggPlant
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) JSON
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) DTV
2 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Test Scripting
2 21 (39.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
4 16 (30.19%) SDLC
5 14 (26.42%) V-Model
6 12 (22.64%) Test Management
7 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
7 11 (20.75%) Validation
8 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
9 8 (15.09%) System Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
11 6 (11.32%) BDD
12 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
13 4 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
13 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) SAP
2 9 (16.98%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Apple
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