The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 53 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.18% 1.95% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.06% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £428 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
771 727 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.34% 94.54% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 359 374
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £18.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
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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
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 1 August 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) JSP
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.70%) System Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) BODI
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
1 7 (30.43%) JSP
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.70%) System Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) User Stories
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) MCSA
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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