The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Fife 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 6 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.14% 2.70% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 2.78% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£195 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £199 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +37.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 96.43% 97.30% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 19
Average daily rate £225 £338 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +53.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £216 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £487 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.80 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Test Analyst
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP