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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 35 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.08% 1.99% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 2.14% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 12
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£275 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £348
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 £30.19 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +71.72%
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
811 700 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.63% 92.96% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 342 386
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 18
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.53% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £118.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (24.53%) W3C
3 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 13 (24.53%) CMS
3 13 (24.53%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Content Management
4 12 (22.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Content Management
6 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (18.87%) Adobe
7 9 (16.98%) SQL
7 9 (16.98%) Selenium
8 8 (15.09%) ISEB
8 8 (15.09%) SOA
9 7 (13.21%) Java
9 7 (13.21%) HP UFT
9 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
10 5 (9.43%) TDD
10 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.43%) HP
10 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.55%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (24.53%) CMS
2 12 (22.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.77%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
1 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) BODI
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.66%) Ant
3 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
3 3 (5.66%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.77%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
1 3 (5.66%) XML
1 3 (5.66%) XML Schema
1 3 (5.66%) JSON
1 3 (5.66%) RESTful
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) W3C
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) PDA
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.77%) AIX
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Content Management
5 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Content Management
6 8 (15.09%) SOA
7 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) V-Model
9 4 (7.55%) BDD
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
9 4 (7.55%) Agile Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
10 3 (5.66%) User Stories
10 3 (5.66%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) XPath
4 2 (3.77%) JCL
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.77%) MCTS
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.77%) Netcool
3 1 (1.89%) Nessus
3 1 (1.89%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Adobe
2 5 (9.43%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) Veritas
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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