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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 116 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 15 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate £350 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £346 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £314
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2398 2541 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.86% 95.78% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1415 1062
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 7 £325 -1.88% 1
Stirling - 2 £435 -
Glasgow +8 1 £313 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (55.56%) Finance
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
4 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 9 (20.00%) SOA
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) Banking
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.78%) SDLC
7 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
8 7 (15.56%) Data Mart
8 7 (15.56%) Selenium
8 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
8 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.33%) MuleSoft
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.33%) JBehave
9 6 (13.33%) FitNesse
9 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Data Mapping
9 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.33%) ETL
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle
9 6 (13.33%) ISEB

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.56%) Data Mart
2 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 6 (13.33%) JBehave
3 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.22%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) WatiN
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Private Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
2 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 9 (20.00%) SOA
4 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.33%) API Design
6 6 (13.33%) Data Mapping
6 6 (13.33%) ETL
6 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) MuleSoft
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Ab Initio
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) Veeam
4 1 (2.22%) VMware