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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 53 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.13% 0.29% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.31% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 12
Average daily rate
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£300 - £267
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.54% +450.00%
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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
854 647 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.63% 93.36% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 344 478
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
Average hourly rate £23.25 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
5 8 (23.53%) Selenium
5 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.65%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) TDD
8 5 (14.71%) Maven
8 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
8 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Banking
9 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
4 3 (8.82%) Ant
4 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) WinRunner
5 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
1 3 (8.82%) XML
1 3 (8.82%) XML Schema
1 3 (8.82%) JSON
1 3 (8.82%) RESTful
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) W3C
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Content Management
9 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Validation
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Content Management
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.88%) V-Model
10 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) XPath
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) MCSE
5 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 2 (5.88%) CCNP
6 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) MCTS
6 2 (5.88%) MCITP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.88%) Netcool
2 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 2 (5.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Business Objects