The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 124 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.075% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £388 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £305 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £329 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -29 2 £388 +18.32%
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
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Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) JBoss
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Drools
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) MultiFonds
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) GIS

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MultiFonds
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Drools
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle