The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 50 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 2.26% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.53% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £315 £304
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 £33.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.54% +450.00%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
939 949 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.34% 89.36% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 482 303
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
3 14 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Selenium
6 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) SOAP
7 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
7 8 (22.86%) QA
7 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (20.00%) XML
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.00%) ISEB
9 6 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
10 5 (14.29%) WCF
10 5 (14.29%) Fiddler
10 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
10 5 (14.29%) C#
10 5 (14.29%) XSD
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) RTP
1 1 (2.86%) MSRP
1 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
3 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (14.29%) Fiddler
6 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.71%) JIRA
8 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.86%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.86%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) SOAP
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) XSD
3 5 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) AS400
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) PKI
1 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
2 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) System Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Test Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.71%) V-Model
9 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Coaching
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) ISEB
4 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Netcool
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee
3 1 (2.86%) Endeca
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Coremetrics
Reading, Berkshire
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