The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 54 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.34% 3.53% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 3.64% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 15
Median daily rate £298 £323 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.75% +29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £256 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £28.83
% change year-on-year
-19.09% -4.59%
Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire

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
650 797 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.73% 97.08% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 441 509
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 46
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 28 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) ISEB
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) SAP
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
4 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 7 (24.14%) HP
5 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
5 7 (24.14%) QA
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.69%) SAP FI
7 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
7 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
8 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.34%) Electronics
9 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP FI
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.45%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Toad
3 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) Electronics
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Automotive
6 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Contactless
1 1 (3.45%) EPoS
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) System Testing
7 3 (10.34%) V-Model
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) ETL
8 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) SAP
2 7 (24.14%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) Temenos
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