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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 62 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.17% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.23% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
Median daily rate £400 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -
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
978 1627 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.83% 95.48% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 868 661
Median daily rate £400 £382 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £13.26 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £36.40 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 20 (76.92%) BDD
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) JIRA
5 15 (57.69%) Linux
6 13 (50.00%) Python
6 13 (50.00%) Java
6 13 (50.00%) User Stories
7 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
7 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
8 10 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
10 6 (23.08%) GIS
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (19.23%) DevOps
11 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
12 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
12 4 (15.38%) ISEB
12 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Banking
13 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (11.54%) QA
13 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
13 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) GIS
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) BDD
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) User Stories
4 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
10 1 (3.85%) ETL
10 1 (3.85%) Kanban
10 1 (3.85%) Migration
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle