The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 124 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 21 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.65% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.68% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 1
Median daily rate £334 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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
2695 2785 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.87% 95.61% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1459 1319
Median daily rate £375 £358 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 82
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 14 £330 +1.53% 1
Glasgow +12 6 £375 -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Senior Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Selenium
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Banking
8 6 (18.75%) JIRA
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) User Stories
9 5 (15.63%) ETL
9 5 (15.63%) ISEB
10 4 (12.50%) HP
10 4 (12.50%) Ab Initio
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
3 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) ETL
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Management
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Coaching
10 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP