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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 29 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.81% 2.10% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 2.25% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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
831 800 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.19% 93.13% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 372 343
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (26.76%) Test Scripting
5 17 (23.94%) Regression Testing
6 13 (18.31%) CMS
6 13 (18.31%) W3C
7 12 (16.90%) Content Management
7 12 (16.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Content Management
8 11 (15.49%) Selenium
9 10 (14.08%) Adobe
9 10 (14.08%) ISEB
9 10 (14.08%) Scrum
10 9 (12.68%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (12.68%) HP UFT
10 9 (12.68%) Java
10 9 (12.68%) SQL
11 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (9.86%) Verint
11 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
11 7 (9.86%) WFM
11 7 (9.86%) Workforce Management Optimization
12 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.45%) Derivative
12 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
12 6 (8.45%) UNIX
13 5 (7.04%) .NET
13 5 (7.04%) SOA
13 5 (7.04%) Telecoms

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (18.31%) CMS
2 12 (16.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.23%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) LatentZero
1 3 (4.23%) Front Arena
1 3 (4.23%) thinkFolio
1 3 (4.23%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (4.23%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.23%) BODI
2 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Selenium
2 9 (12.68%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
General
1 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Front Office
4 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) W3C
2 6 (8.45%) Derivative
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Swaptions
4 3 (4.23%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (4.23%) IVR
4 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Equities
6 1 (1.41%) PDA
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) UNIX
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (26.76%) Test Scripting
4 17 (23.94%) Regression Testing
5 12 (16.90%) Content Management
6 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Content Management
7 10 (14.08%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (9.86%) WFM
9 7 (9.86%) Workforce Management Optimization
10 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.04%) SOA
11 5 (7.04%) Functional Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
12 4 (5.63%) Agile Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
13 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
13 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) Java
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) JCL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
2 3 (4.23%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) ISEB
2 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Degree
5 3 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.41%) MCTS
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Adobe
2 7 (9.86%) Verint
3 3 (4.23%) Charles River
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Sybase
3 3 (4.23%) Citrix
3 3 (4.23%) Genesys
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas
5 1 (1.41%) McAfee
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