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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 55 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 2.60% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.84% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 15
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £450 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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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
791 914 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.09% 91.40% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 404 372
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) TestDirector
3 9 (32.14%) ISEB
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) AIX
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (17.86%) WinRunner
7 5 (17.86%) Clustering
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (17.86%) Veritas
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) Netcool
7 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) McAfee
7 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) Billing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) TestDirector
2 5 (17.86%) WinRunner
2 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Zephyr
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) AIX
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) V-Model
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.57%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (17.86%) Netcool
2 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Veritas
2 5 (17.86%) McAfee
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) Endeca
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Coremetrics
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