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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 36 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 127 62 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.24% 2.34% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 2.57% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 38 45
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£293 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.78 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-17.95% +75.07%
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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
2779 2408 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.82% 91.01% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1298 1134
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
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 79 58 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +17 76 £300 +9.09% 9
Glasgow +13 36 £275 -8.33% 3
Dundee - 4 - -
West Lothian -10 2 £305 -18.66% 1
Fife -10 2 £275 -15.51%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £360 -
Stirling - 1 - -
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 89 (35.18%) Finance
2 87 (34.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 86 (33.99%) Test Scripting
4 83 (32.81%) Banking
5 71 (28.06%) SQL
6 64 (25.30%) ISEB
6 64 (25.30%) HP Quality Center
7 58 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (16.60%) Retail
9 38 (15.02%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (13.83%) ISTQB
11 26 (10.28%) Retail Banking
11 26 (10.28%) Software Testing
12 24 (9.49%) UNIX
13 23 (9.09%) Migration
14 22 (8.70%) MS Excel
14 22 (8.70%) Microsoft
14 22 (8.70%) QA
15 19 (7.51%) ETL
15 19 (7.51%) Oracle
15 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (7.11%) Regression Testing
16 18 (7.11%) Data Migration
17 17 (6.72%) Scrum
18 16 (6.32%) HP
18 16 (6.32%) Test Automation
18 16 (6.32%) Analytics
18 16 (6.32%) Selenium
19 15 (5.93%) HP UFT
20 14 (5.53%) CMS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (5.53%) CMS
2 12 (4.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.56%) SAS
4 3 (1.19%) CICS
4 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) FTP
2 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) ATM
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.02%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.19%) BODI
5 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) DTS
6 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.40%) Redis
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (6.32%) Selenium
2 15 (5.93%) HP UFT
3 9 (3.56%) JIRA
4 7 (2.77%) TestDirector
5 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.58%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.58%) WinRunner
7 3 (1.19%) Toad
7 3 (1.19%) Ant
7 3 (1.19%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.19%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.19%) Maven
7 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.40%) JMeter
9 1 (0.40%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (35.18%) Finance
2 83 (32.81%) Banking
3 42 (16.60%) Retail
4 26 (10.28%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.77%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.19%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.37%) .NET
1 6 (2.37%) XML
2 5 (1.98%) Web Services
3 3 (1.19%) JSON
3 3 (1.19%) RESTful
3 3 (1.19%) XML Schema
3 3 (1.19%) SOAP
4 2 (0.79%) HTML
4 2 (0.79%) JAXB
4 2 (0.79%) Java EE
4 2 (0.79%) DOM
4 2 (0.79%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.79%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.14%) W3C
3 9 (3.56%) Credit Risk
3 9 (3.56%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.37%) Online Banking
5 5 (1.98%) PDA
6 4 (1.58%) Clustering
7 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.19%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.79%) NHS
8 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.49%) UNIX
2 14 (5.53%) Windows
3 9 (3.56%) Linux
4 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.37%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.58%) AIX
7 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 86 (33.99%) Test Scripting
3 58 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.28%) Software Testing
5 23 (9.09%) Migration
6 19 (7.51%) ETL
7 18 (7.11%) Regression Testing
7 18 (7.11%) Data Migration
8 17 (6.72%) Scrum
9 16 (6.32%) Test Automation
9 16 (6.32%) Analytics
10 14 (5.53%) Integration Testing
11 13 (5.14%) Content Management
12 12 (4.74%) User Stories
12 12 (4.74%) Functional Testing
12 12 (4.74%) Test Planning
12 12 (4.74%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (4.35%) Enterprise Content Management
13 11 (4.35%) Test Strategy
14 10 (3.95%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.06%) SQL
2 10 (3.95%) Java
3 4 (1.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.19%) JCL
4 3 (1.19%) XPath
5 2 (0.79%) C++
5 2 (0.79%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (25.30%) ISEB
2 35 (13.83%) ISTQB
3 14 (5.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.98%) Degree
5 5 (1.98%) MCSE
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.58%) MCTS
6 4 (1.58%) MCITP
6 4 (1.58%) MCSA
6 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) DICOM
2 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.58%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) zsh
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 64 (25.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.19%) Netcool
4 1 (0.40%) Nessus
4 1 (0.40%) Nmap
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.51%) Oracle
3 16 (6.32%) HP
4 10 (3.95%) Adobe
4 10 (3.95%) Teradata
5 9 (3.56%) Informatica
6 7 (2.77%) VMware
6 7 (2.77%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.98%) SAP
8 4 (1.58%) Citrix
8 4 (1.58%) Pega
8 4 (1.58%) Veritas
8 4 (1.58%) McAfee
9 2 (0.79%) Netezza
9 2 (0.79%) Veeam
9 2 (0.79%) Cognos
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase
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