The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA 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
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 55 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.33% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £255 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £251 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
QA 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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
550 742 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.91% 96.74% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 444 281
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Derivative
4 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) VLE
4 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) YouTrack
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase