The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 69 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 23 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1500 1214 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.40% 94.84% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 704 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Banking
2 21 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
4 18 (46.15%) Retail
5 16 (41.03%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (33.33%) Retail Banking
7 10 (25.64%) HP
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (20.51%) SAS
10 5 (12.82%) Online Banking
10 5 (12.82%) ISEB
10 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
10 5 (12.82%) Analytics
10 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
11 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
12 3 (7.69%) Migration
12 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (7.69%) VBA
12 3 (7.69%) Oracle
12 3 (7.69%) QA
13 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
13 2 (5.13%) Open Source
13 2 (5.13%) Test Planning
13 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
13 2 (5.13%) JavaScript

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) ATM
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) JMeter
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (66.67%) Banking
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 18 (46.15%) Retail
4 13 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Online Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.82%) Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) User Stories
7 1 (2.56%) BDD
7 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Veeam