The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 106 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 26 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.11% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2779 2408 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.82% 91.01% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1298 1134
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 58 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Scotland region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 24 £325 +18.18% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
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Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 24 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 23 (52.27%) Banking
3 17 (38.64%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Retail
5 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Retail Banking
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) SAS
8 8 (18.18%) HP
9 7 (15.91%) ISEB
10 5 (11.36%) Online Banking
10 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.36%) QA
10 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (11.36%) Analytics
11 4 (9.09%) BDD
11 4 (9.09%) Credit Risk
11 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
11 4 (9.09%) Migration
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle
11 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
12 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
12 3 (6.82%) Selenium
12 3 (6.82%) WebDriver

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) ATM
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Selenium
1 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 23 (52.27%) Banking
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 16 (36.36%) Retail
4 11 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Online Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.09%) BDD
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 2 (4.55%) User Stories
6 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.27%) ETL
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Informatica
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Veeam