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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 109 104 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 11 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.78% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.83% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
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
1858 2638 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 93.31% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1386 1449
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +20 10 £375 +11.11%
Glasgow -1 1 - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) BDD
4 16 (55.17%) JIRA
5 15 (51.72%) Linux
6 14 (48.28%) Java
6 14 (48.28%) Python
7 12 (41.38%) User Stories
8 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
8 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
9 9 (31.03%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
11 6 (20.69%) GIS
11 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
11 6 (20.69%) DevOps
12 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (17.24%) ISEB
12 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
13 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
13 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
13 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
15 2 (6.90%) Finance
15 2 (6.90%) HP
15 2 (6.90%) Scrum
15 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS

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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) BDD
3 12 (41.38%) User Stories
4 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
5 9 (31.03%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (20.69%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Scrum
11 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.45%) Change Management
11 1 (3.45%) Code Coverage
11 1 (3.45%) ETL
11 1 (3.45%) Migration
11 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) HP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas