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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 54 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 3.06% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 3.21% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 19
Median daily rate £345 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £180 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £334 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
555 871 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.98% 95.19% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 405 478
Median daily rate £421 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SEPA
4 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) CHAP
4 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter

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 (22.22%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle