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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 107 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 22 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 0.039% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.042% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -10.28%
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
2656 2362 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.96% 92.27% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1322 1095
Average daily rate £360 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £250
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 92 69 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 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 +21 21 £325 +18.18% 3
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Senior Test Analyst
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Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
2 16 (45.71%) Banking
3 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) Retail
5 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
8 8 (22.86%) SAS
9 7 (20.00%) ISEB
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 5 (14.29%) QA
10 5 (14.29%) Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (11.43%) BDD
11 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
11 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
11 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (11.43%) HP
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle
12 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
12 3 (8.57%) Migration
12 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
12 3 (8.57%) Selenium
12 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
13 2 (5.71%) User Stories
13 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
13 2 (5.71%) Test Planning

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (22.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ATM
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 16 (45.71%) Banking
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Retail
4 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
2 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (11.43%) BDD
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) User Stories
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) HP
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
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