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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 16 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.28% 6.67% 9.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 7.14% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £326 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -1.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.78 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-17.95% +75.07%
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 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
59 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 96.72% 93.33% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
Average daily rate £328 £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £373 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -54.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Fife region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -12 1 £275 -15.51%
Test Analyst
Scotland

Test Analyst
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center