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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 60 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 11 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.93% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.97% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) BDD
2 16 (72.73%) JIRA
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Python
4 14 (63.64%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) User Stories
6 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
9 6 (27.27%) Selenium
9 6 (27.27%) DevOps
9 6 (27.27%) GIS
10 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
12 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
12 3 (13.64%) ISEB
12 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
13 2 (9.09%) Finance
14 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
14 1 (4.55%) Migration

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) BDD
2 12 (54.55%) User Stories
3 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.55%) ETL
10 1 (4.55%) Kanban
10 1 (4.55%) Migration
10 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) SAP