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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 77 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 22 (61.11%) Banking
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) Retail
3 15 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Retail Banking
7 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (22.22%) SAS
9 6 (16.67%) ISEB
9 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
10 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
11 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (11.11%) VBA
11 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Analytics
12 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.33%) QA
12 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle
12 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.33%) Migration
12 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
13 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
13 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
13 2 (5.56%) JavaScript

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (61.11%) Banking
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) Retail
4 10 (27.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.78%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) User Stories
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) BDD
7 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) VBA
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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