The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 38 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.62% 3.81% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.97% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 34
Average daily rate £280 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
1352 1258 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 685 565
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 62 (53.45%) Finance
2 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.72%) Test Scripting
4 30 (25.86%) Banking
4 30 (25.86%) SQL
5 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 26 (22.41%) ISEB
7 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
7 25 (21.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
8 21 (18.10%) Selenium
9 19 (16.38%) Retail
9 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
9 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (13.79%) JIRA
12 15 (12.93%) Scrum
12 15 (12.93%) Defect Management
12 15 (12.93%) Test Management
12 15 (12.93%) Functional Testing
13 14 (12.07%) Service Management
14 13 (11.21%) ETL
14 13 (11.21%) Oracle
14 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (10.34%) Migration
16 11 (9.48%) HP
16 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
16 11 (9.48%) User Stories

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.76%) JBoss
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (2.59%) Markit EDM
1 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) SaaS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Selenium
2 16 (13.79%) JIRA
3 10 (8.62%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.76%) Firebug
5 7 (6.03%) HP UFT
6 6 (5.17%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.59%) Toad
10 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.86%) JMeter
10 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.86%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.86%) YouTrack
General
1 62 (53.45%) Finance
2 30 (25.86%) Banking
3 19 (16.38%) Retail
4 7 (6.03%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Front Office
6 2 (1.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) Web Services
2 9 (7.76%) Java EE
3 3 (2.59%) .NET
3 3 (2.59%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.86%) DHTML
4 1 (0.86%) DOM
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) REST
4 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.31%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.59%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.72%) Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) VLE
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Unix
2 3 (2.59%) Android
2 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.72%) Test Scripting
3 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
3 25 (21.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
5 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.93%) Defect Management
6 15 (12.93%) Functional Testing
6 15 (12.93%) Scrum
6 15 (12.93%) Test Management
7 14 (12.07%) Service Management
8 13 (11.21%) ETL
8 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.34%) Migration
10 11 (9.48%) Test Strategy
10 11 (9.48%) User Stories
11 9 (7.76%) Kanban
11 9 (7.76%) SOA
11 9 (7.76%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) C#
3 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 26 (22.41%) ISEB
3 13 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.72%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) HP
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.90%) CA
4 8 (6.90%) Remedy
4 8 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.45%) Ab Initio
5 4 (3.45%) Informatica
5 4 (3.45%) Teradata
6 3 (2.59%) CODA
6 3 (2.59%) Sage
6 3 (2.59%) Sun
7 2 (1.72%) Charles River
7 2 (1.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) Netezza
8 1 (0.86%) SAP
8 1 (0.86%) Veeam
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