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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 39 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 122 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 1.96% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 2.11% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 27 42
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£300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £219 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +43.43%
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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
3060 2557 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.84% 92.68% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1286 1095
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 80
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +19 65 £300 - 4
Glasgow +31 45 £308 -8.88% 6
Stirling +12 3 £325 +13.04%
West Lothian -11 3 £280 -25.33%
Fife -6 2 £275 +41.02%
Dundee - 1 - -
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 127 (48.11%) Finance
2 91 (34.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 88 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 85 (32.20%) Banking
5 70 (26.52%) SQL
5 70 (26.52%) ISEB
6 62 (23.48%) HP Quality Center
7 60 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (16.29%) Retail
9 41 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (14.77%) ISTQB
11 28 (10.61%) Software Testing
12 26 (9.85%) Retail Banking
13 25 (9.47%) ETL
14 24 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 23 (8.71%) Migration
15 23 (8.71%) Regression Testing
16 21 (7.95%) Selenium
16 21 (7.95%) QA
17 20 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (7.20%) Data Migration
18 19 (7.20%) Functional Testing
18 19 (7.20%) Microsoft
19 18 (6.82%) UNIX
20 17 (6.44%) HP
20 17 (6.44%) HP UFT
21 16 (6.06%) Analytics
21 16 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
22 15 (5.68%) Asset Management
23 13 (4.92%) Content Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (4.92%) CMS
2 12 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (3.79%) SAS
4 3 (1.14%) CICS
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.14%) LatentZero
3 3 (1.14%) Front Arena
3 3 (1.14%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (1.14%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.14%) BODI
5 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.76%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.38%) DTS
7 1 (0.38%) Redis
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (7.95%) Selenium
2 17 (6.44%) HP UFT
3 8 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.27%) Toad
4 6 (2.27%) JIRA
5 4 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.14%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.14%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.14%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.76%) JMeter
7 2 (0.76%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) Ant
8 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.38%) WatiN
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) Robot Framework
General
1 127 (48.11%) Finance
2 85 (32.20%) Banking
3 43 (16.29%) Retail
4 26 (9.85%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.27%) Front Office
7 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.89%) Marketing
8 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.52%) Legal
9 3 (1.14%) Back Office
10 2 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.41%) .NET
2 6 (2.27%) SOAP
2 6 (2.27%) Web Services
3 2 (0.76%) XML
3 2 (0.76%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.76%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) DOM
4 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.38%) JAXB
4 1 (0.38%) JSON
4 1 (0.38%) RESTful
4 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.92%) W3C
3 12 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 12 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.41%) Derivative
5 6 (2.27%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.14%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.14%) Swaptions
6 3 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.14%) IVR
6 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) Equities
8 1 (0.38%) PDA
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
8 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.82%) UNIX
2 10 (3.79%) Windows
3 7 (2.65%) Linux
4 4 (1.52%) Android
4 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 88 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 60 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.61%) Software Testing
5 25 (9.47%) ETL
6 23 (8.71%) Regression Testing
6 23 (8.71%) Migration
7 19 (7.20%) Data Migration
7 19 (7.20%) Functional Testing
8 16 (6.06%) Analytics
8 16 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (5.68%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.92%) Content Management
10 13 (4.92%) Integration Testing
10 13 (4.92%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (4.55%) Test Strategy
11 12 (4.55%) Scrum
12 11 (4.17%) Enterprise Content Management
12 11 (4.17%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.52%) SQL
2 10 (3.79%) Java
3 4 (1.52%) C++
3 4 (1.52%) VBA
4 3 (1.14%) C#
4 3 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.14%) JCL
5 1 (0.38%) XPath
5 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (26.52%) ISEB
2 39 (14.77%) ISTQB
3 12 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.27%) Degree
4 6 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.38%) MCTS
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.95%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) DICOM
2 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.38%) XenApp
2 1 (0.38%) zsh
2 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 62 (23.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.44%) HP
3 13 (4.92%) Oracle
3 13 (4.92%) Teradata
4 12 (4.55%) Informatica
5 10 (3.79%) Adobe
6 7 (2.65%) Verint
7 6 (2.27%) VMware
8 5 (1.89%) Sybase
9 4 (1.52%) Pega
10 3 (1.14%) Charles River
10 3 (1.14%) SAP
10 3 (1.14%) Citrix
10 3 (1.14%) Genesys
11 2 (0.76%) Cognos
11 2 (0.76%) Veeam
11 2 (0.76%) Netezza
12 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.38%) Veritas
12 1 (0.38%) McAfee
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