The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 42 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 100 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.61% 2.43% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.62% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 28
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £437 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £94.53 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.23% +186.44%
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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
2610 2289 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.33% 92.78% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1126 1006
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Scotland region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Scotland region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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 Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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 +5 60 £300 - 3
Glasgow +22 21 £350 +31.20% 6
West Lothian +8 8 £300 -4.76% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £270 -
Stirling - - - -
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 66 (40.49%) Finance
2 58 (35.58%) SQL
3 54 (33.13%) Test Scripting
4 45 (27.61%) HP Quality Center
5 40 (24.54%) Banking
6 38 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (18.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (15.34%) Software Testing
9 23 (14.11%) ISTQB
10 22 (13.50%) HP
11 20 (12.27%) ISEB
12 19 (11.66%) Oracle
13 18 (11.04%) Test Automation
14 17 (10.43%) Java
14 17 (10.43%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (9.82%) UNIX
15 16 (9.82%) Migration
15 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (9.20%) Test Strategy
16 15 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
17 13 (7.98%) Windows
17 13 (7.98%) Data Migration
18 12 (7.36%) Selenium
18 12 (7.36%) Linux
18 12 (7.36%) Retail
19 11 (6.75%) HTML
20 10 (6.13%) Web Services
20 10 (6.13%) Windows XP
20 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.84%) JBoss
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.45%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) FTP
2 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.23%) SSL
3 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.61%) ATM
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.61%) OLAP
5 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.61%) DataStage
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (7.36%) Selenium
3 9 (5.52%) TestDirector
3 9 (5.52%) JIRA
3 9 (5.52%) JMeter
4 7 (4.29%) WinRunner
4 7 (4.29%) JProfiler
4 7 (4.29%) VisualVM
5 6 (3.68%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.07%) FitNesse
7 4 (2.45%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.45%) Maven
7 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.23%) Toad
8 2 (1.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 66 (40.49%) Finance
2 40 (24.54%) Banking
3 12 (7.36%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.45%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.75%) HTML
2 10 (6.13%) Web Services
3 4 (2.45%) XML
3 4 (2.45%) .NET
4 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.84%) JSP
5 2 (1.23%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.23%) Java EE
5 2 (1.23%) JSON
5 2 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) JSF
6 1 (0.61%) JAXB
6 1 (0.61%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.91%) PDA
3 6 (3.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.45%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.84%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) AS400
6 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 2 (1.23%) Statistics
6 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.82%) UNIX
2 13 (7.98%) Windows
3 12 (7.36%) Linux
4 10 (6.13%) Windows XP
4 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.91%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.68%) AIX
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.13%) Test Scripting
2 38 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (15.34%) Software Testing
5 18 (11.04%) Test Automation
6 16 (9.82%) Migration
7 15 (9.20%) Test Strategy
8 13 (7.98%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.13%) Scrum
10 9 (5.52%) Automated Testing
10 9 (5.52%) Manual Testing
10 9 (5.52%) User Stories
11 8 (4.91%) Test Management
11 8 (4.91%) Change Management
12 7 (4.29%) ETL
12 7 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.29%) BDD
13 6 (3.68%) Performance Engineering
13 6 (3.68%) Analytics
13 6 (3.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.58%) SQL
2 17 (10.43%) Java
3 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.84%) C
4 2 (1.23%) VB
4 2 (1.23%) Python
4 2 (1.23%) XPath
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) ISTQB
2 20 (12.27%) ISEB
3 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.91%) MCSE
6 6 (3.68%) MCSA
6 6 (3.68%) MCTS
6 6 (3.68%) MCITP
7 4 (2.45%) Degree
8 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.23%) CCNP
9 2 (1.23%) CCNA
10 1 (0.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) VMware ESX
1 6 (3.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.23%) Nmap
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (27.61%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.07%) Netcool
4 2 (1.23%) Control-M
4 2 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (13.50%) HP
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle
3 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.29%) VMware
4 7 (4.29%) Citrix
5 6 (3.68%) Veritas
5 6 (3.68%) McAfee
6 3 (1.84%) Informatica
6 3 (1.84%) SAP
7 2 (1.23%) Siebel
7 2 (1.23%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Teradata
7 2 (1.23%) Netezza
8 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
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