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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 34 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.96% 2.16% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 2.24% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 7
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
671 758 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.91% 96.19% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 391 361
Average daily rate £360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 35 (53.85%) Finance
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) Oracle
3 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 23 (35.38%) SAP
6 22 (33.85%) Test Scripting
7 21 (32.31%) QA
7 21 (32.31%) ISEB
8 19 (29.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (29.23%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (27.69%) PL/SQL
9 18 (27.69%) XML
10 16 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (24.62%) Selenium
10 16 (24.62%) Software Testing
11 14 (21.54%) Data Mining
12 13 (20.00%) C#
13 12 (18.46%) SDLC
14 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
14 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
15 10 (15.38%) V-Model
16 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
16 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
16 9 (13.85%) Marketing
16 9 (13.85%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (13.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 9 (13.85%) MS Office
16 9 (13.85%) Microsoft

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (21.54%) Data Mining
3 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) SAP BI
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (9.23%) SAP BW
6 5 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Selenium
2 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.77%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.23%) SpecFlow
4 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.15%) VersionOne
6 3 (4.62%) Toad
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) TestComplete
General
1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Electronics
2 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.69%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) XML
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) Middleware
4 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (7.69%) SOAP
5 4 (6.15%) JSON
6 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.54%) EPoS
2 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Test Scripting
3 19 (29.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (24.62%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.46%) SDLC
6 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.38%) V-Model
8 9 (13.85%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (13.85%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.31%) BDD
9 8 (12.31%) TDD
9 8 (12.31%) Test Management
10 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Defect Management
11 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 18 (27.69%) PL/SQL
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Oracle
2 23 (35.38%) SAP
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) HP
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