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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 62 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.17% 3.86% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 4.07% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 32 9
Median daily rate £488 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -23.07%
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
548 984 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.79% 95.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 541 446
Median daily rate £413 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £9.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 1 October 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 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft