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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 57 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 4.52% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 4.79% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 13
Average daily rate
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£286 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.12% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £273 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £402 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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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
1142 1064 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.53% 94.33% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 478 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) ISEB
3 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
4 14 (25.45%) ETL
5 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Banking
7 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Oracle
7 10 (18.18%) UNIX
8 8 (14.55%) Selenium
8 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Test Management
9 7 (12.73%) Java
9 7 (12.73%) FTP
9 7 (12.73%) Migration
10 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.91%) Windows
10 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (9.09%) Credit Risk
11 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (7.27%) SOA
12 4 (7.27%) Star Schema

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.82%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.82%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (7.27%) Star Schema
2 4 (7.27%) OLAP
2 4 (7.27%) Data Mart
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) Pentaho
3 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Zephyr
4 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.64%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Java EE
2 3 (5.45%) Drools
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.82%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) FMCG
2 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.82%) GIS
2 1 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) UNIX
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 14 (25.45%) ETL
3 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Test Management
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) SOA
9 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.27%) System Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Investment Management
9 4 (7.27%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.45%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) VBScript
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) ISEB
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
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