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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 59 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 2.29% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.59% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 6
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£330 £319 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £389 £309
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 £22.50 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-85.48% +416.66%
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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
875 848 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.59% 88.43% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 434 276
Average daily rate £384 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 55
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Selenium
5 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) System Testing
7 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
8 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) C#
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) Windows
10 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.00%) JIRA
10 2 (8.00%) Incident Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) RTP
1 1 (4.00%) MSRP
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
5 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
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