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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 33 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 38 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.43% 2.08% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 2.22% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 10
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£283 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +174.39%
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
819 767 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.57% 93.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 349 371
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 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 31 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 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (24.19%) Regression Testing
5 14 (22.58%) Test Scripting
6 13 (20.97%) W3C
6 13 (20.97%) CMS
6 13 (20.97%) Scrum
7 12 (19.35%) Content Management
7 12 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Content Management
9 10 (16.13%) Selenium
9 10 (16.13%) Adobe
9 10 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
11 8 (12.90%) SOA
12 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (11.29%) ISEB
12 7 (11.29%) Java
13 6 (9.68%) HP UFT
13 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
14 5 (8.06%) WFM
14 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
14 5 (8.06%) Workforce Management Optimization
14 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.06%) HP
14 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
14 5 (8.06%) TDD
14 5 (8.06%) Verint
14 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (20.97%) CMS
2 12 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.84%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) LatentZero
1 2 (3.23%) Front Arena
1 2 (3.23%) thinkFolio
1 2 (3.23%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (3.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.84%) BODI
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Selenium
2 6 (9.68%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.84%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) Ant
3 3 (4.84%) FitNesse
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Web Services
1 3 (4.84%) XML
1 3 (4.84%) XML Schema
1 3 (4.84%) JSON
1 3 (4.84%) RESTful
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) W3C
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.84%) Derivative
4 2 (3.23%) Swaptions
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) IVR
5 1 (1.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) UNIX
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (24.19%) Regression Testing
4 14 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 13 (20.97%) Scrum
6 12 (19.35%) Content Management
7 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Content Management
8 8 (12.90%) SOA
9 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.06%) WFM
10 5 (8.06%) Workforce Management Optimization
11 4 (6.45%) V-Model
11 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Agile Testing
11 4 (6.45%) BDD
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.45%) Test Planning
11 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) JCL
3 3 (4.84%) XPath
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCTS
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) Verint
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Citrix
3 3 (4.84%) Genesys
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Charles River
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Veritas
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee
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Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago