The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 82 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 1.27% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.32% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 1
Median daily rate £330 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Senior Test Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1342 1362 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.18% 95.85% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 748 702
Median daily rate £400 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Ab Initio
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
7 3 (17.65%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
8 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.76%) SAS
8 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Ab Initio
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle