The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 50 32 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 67 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 4.00% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 4.22% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 16
Median daily rate £305 £300 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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
1128 1588 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.92% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 850 644
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (47.06%) SQL
2 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 29 (34.12%) Banking
3 28 (32.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.88%) Test Scripting
6 18 (21.18%) JIRA
6 18 (21.18%) BDD
7 17 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (17.65%) Retail
8 15 (17.65%) ISEB
9 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
9 14 (16.47%) Test Planning
10 13 (15.29%) Software Testing
11 12 (14.12%) ISTQB
11 12 (14.12%) Selenium
11 12 (14.12%) Oracle
11 12 (14.12%) Linux
11 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (14.12%) Defect Management
11 12 (14.12%) User Stories
12 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.94%) SAS
12 11 (12.94%) Credit Risk
12 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
13 10 (11.76%) HP
14 9 (10.59%) Java
15 8 (9.41%) Python
15 8 (9.41%) Retail Banking
15 8 (9.41%) Exploratory Testing

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 11 (12.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (1.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) Base SAS
5 3 (3.53%) GIS
5 3 (3.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) JIRA
2 12 (14.12%) Selenium
3 7 (8.24%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.18%) JMeter
7 1 (1.18%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.18%) TestRail
7 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (34.12%) Banking
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (12.94%) Credit Risk
2 4 (4.71%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.88%) Test Scripting
4 18 (21.18%) BDD
5 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
5 14 (16.47%) Test Planning
6 13 (15.29%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Defect Management
7 12 (14.12%) User Stories
8 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.41%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Functional Testing
11 6 (7.06%) ETL
11 6 (7.06%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
13 4 (4.71%) Migration
13 4 (4.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) ISEB
2 12 (14.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) TADDM
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) HP
3 4 (4.71%) Genesys
3 4 (4.71%) Verint
4 3 (3.53%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) TSYS
6 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.18%) Charles River
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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