The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.79% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.84% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Median daily rate £313 £368 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.96% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £480 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.61% +21.66%

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
663 947 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.25% 93.95% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 555 474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 27 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
1 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Appium
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
1 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (11.11%) Appium
4 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) JMeter
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Calabash
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.56%) API Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Capita
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft