The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 44 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.27% 2.33% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.41% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £278 £363 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.44% +22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £428 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
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% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 31 (47.69%) Test Scripting
2 29 (44.62%) Finance
3 27 (41.54%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) HP UFT
5 17 (26.15%) Selenium
5 17 (26.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (21.54%) Functional Testing
7 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (18.46%) Banking
9 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
9 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
10 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
10 11 (16.92%) Windows
10 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
10 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
10 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
10 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
11 10 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (15.38%) VMware
11 10 (15.38%) SOA
12 9 (13.85%) MCITP
12 9 (13.85%) Scrum
12 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.31%) Data Mart
3 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) BODI
6 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) HP UFT
2 17 (26.15%) Selenium
3 7 (10.77%) FitNesse
3 7 (10.77%) JBehave
3 7 (10.77%) TestDirector
3 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.77%) WinRunner
4 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 2 (3.08%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) WatiN
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) PDA
3 4 (6.15%) VLE
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
5 2 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
1 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
1 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Test Scripting
2 17 (26.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) Functional Testing
5 13 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.38%) SOA
9 9 (13.85%) Scrum
9 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.77%) API Design
11 7 (10.77%) Change Management
11 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
11 7 (10.77%) TDD
12 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
13 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.69%) Defect Management
13 5 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) C++
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.85%) MCITP
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) MCSA
4 7 (10.77%) MCSE
4 7 (10.77%) MCTS
5 6 (9.23%) ISEB
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.62%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.15%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Genesys
5 3 (4.62%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.62%) Verint
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) FNZ
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Temenos
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