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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 53 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.41% 5.53% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 5.81% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 32
Median daily rate £310 £290 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £231 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £338 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £28.83
% change year-on-year
-19.09% -4.59%
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
1293 1342 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.18% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 701 731
Median daily rate £395 £356 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 37 (43.53%) Finance
3 36 (42.35%) Banking
4 32 (37.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (20.00%) ISEB
8 16 (18.82%) Retail
8 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
9 15 (17.65%) JIRA
9 15 (17.65%) Selenium
9 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 15 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 14 (16.47%) Test Planning
11 13 (15.29%) Oracle
12 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.94%) SAS
13 11 (12.94%) Credit Risk
13 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
14 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
14 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (10.59%) User Stories
16 8 (9.41%) ETL
16 8 (9.41%) Web Services
16 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
17 7 (8.24%) HP
17 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (8.24%) Migration
18 6 (7.06%) Data Migration

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
2 3 (3.53%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.18%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.53%) Base SAS
4 3 (3.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) JIRA
1 15 (17.65%) Selenium
2 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.53%) Firebug
4 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.18%) TestRail
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) WinRunner
General
1 37 (43.53%) Finance
2 36 (42.35%) Banking
3 16 (18.82%) Retail
4 6 (7.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Front Office
5 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Billing
6 2 (2.35%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) Java EE
3 1 (1.18%) DHTML
3 1 (1.18%) DOM
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Credit Risk
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) IVR
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 14 (16.47%) Test Planning
7 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
8 9 (10.59%) User Stories
9 8 (9.41%) ETL
10 7 (8.24%) Migration
11 6 (7.06%) BDD
11 6 (7.06%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.06%) Scrum
12 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
12 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Performance Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) Java
3 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 2 (2.35%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Python
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) ISEB
2 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) HP
3 4 (4.71%) Genesys
3 4 (4.71%) Verint
4 3 (3.53%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.53%) Charles River
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) TSYS
6 1 (1.18%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 7 days ago