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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 51 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 0.92% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.97% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +19.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £406 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £31.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-28.60% +46.76%
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
717 618 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.09% 95.08% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 324 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £22.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 13 (38.24%) Finance
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
1 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
1 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) UNIX
4 9 (26.47%) ISEB
4 9 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.59%) JSP
7 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Banking
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
9 4 (11.76%) Test Management
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.82%) Cucumber

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.94%) BODI
1 1 (2.94%) QlikView
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
1 7 (20.59%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.76%) Test Management
4 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.88%) User Stories
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 9 (26.47%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCTS
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Siebel
6 2 (5.88%) Cognos
7 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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