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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.63% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.66% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
782 1366 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 95.79% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 697 657
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £14.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017, 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) BDD
3 14 (70.00%) JIRA
4 13 (65.00%) Linux
5 12 (60.00%) Python
5 12 (60.00%) Java
6 10 (50.00%) User Stories
7 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (30.00%) GIS
11 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
11 5 (25.00%) Selenium
11 5 (25.00%) DevOps
12 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
13 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
13 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
13 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
13 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (10.00%) Finance
14 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
14 2 (10.00%) ISEB
15 1 (5.00%) SAP
15 1 (5.00%) Windows
15 1 (5.00%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) User Stories
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (5.00%) ETL
10 1 (5.00%) Migration
10 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Test Management
10 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Northgate
1 1 (5.00%) SAP