The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 81 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.65% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£275 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1161 927 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.25% 94.98% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 422 426
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 £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior Test Analyst
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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 11 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Drools
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) MultiFonds
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Fund Accounting

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) Drools
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle