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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 56 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.34% 1.67% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.75% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
Average daily rate
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£319 £288 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £26.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.07% +20.45%
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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
802 627 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.80% 95.14% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 336 397
Average daily rate £353 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.06 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 (40.00%) Oracle
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (23.33%) ISEB
4 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) JSP
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (13.33%) SAN
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (6.67%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) BODI
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.67%) WinRunner
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (23.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.67%) Test Management
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) JCL
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) ISEB
5 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos
5 2 (6.67%) Siebel
6 1 (3.33%) Twitter
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
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