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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 75 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 55 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 2.86% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 3.05% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 33
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £263 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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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
2538 2295 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.29% 93.71% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -24 27 £278 -15.26% 6
Glasgow -3 18 £338 +22.72% 1
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Stirling -11 1 £288 -47.72%
Midlothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 30 (31.58%) SQL
2 29 (30.53%) Test Scripting
3 28 (29.47%) ISTQB
4 25 (26.32%) Finance
4 25 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (24.21%) UNIX
5 23 (24.21%) ISEB
6 22 (23.16%) Oracle
7 18 (18.95%) HP
7 18 (18.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (18.95%) Software Testing
7 18 (18.95%) Test Automation
8 17 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (14.74%) ETL
9 14 (14.74%) Java
10 13 (13.68%) Windows
10 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.68%) Banking
10 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
13 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.47%) Selenium
14 9 (9.47%) Test Management
14 9 (9.47%) Degree
14 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
15 8 (8.42%) .NET
15 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.42%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.11%) MultiFonds
2 2 (2.11%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.11%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.05%) Agresso
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) FTP
2 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (4.21%) Star Schema
2 4 (4.21%) OLAP
2 4 (4.21%) Data Mart
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) Pentaho
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) BODI
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (9.47%) Selenium
2 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.32%) WinRunner
4 5 (5.26%) JIRA
5 4 (4.21%) TestDirector
5 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.21%) Zephyr
6 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Toad
7 1 (1.05%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.37%) JSP
2 7 (7.37%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) Java EE
4 3 (3.16%) Drools
5 2 (2.11%) XML
6 1 (1.05%) ODBC
6 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Credit Risk
1 5 (5.26%) PDA
2 3 (3.16%) Clustering
3 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.11%) AS400
4 1 (1.05%) Firmware
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
4 1 (1.05%) FMCG
4 1 (1.05%) Open Source
4 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Derivative
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) UNIX
2 13 (13.68%) Windows
3 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
3 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.16%) AIX
6 2 (2.11%) Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Test Scripting
2 18 (18.95%) Software Testing
2 18 (18.95%) Test Automation
3 17 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (14.74%) ETL
5 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.47%) Test Management
7 8 (8.42%) Migration
7 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.42%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.37%) Regression Testing
8 7 (7.37%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.37%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.32%) Investment Management
9 6 (6.32%) Change Management
9 6 (6.32%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.26%) System Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Manual Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) Java
3 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.37%) VBScript
5 5 (5.26%) C#
5 5 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) VB
6 2 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) JCL
7 1 (1.05%) C
7 1 (1.05%) VBA
7 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) ISTQB
2 23 (24.21%) ISEB
3 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.47%) Degree
7 3 (3.16%) MCSE
7 3 (3.16%) MCSA
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.16%) MCTS
7 3 (3.16%) MCITP
8 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.16%) Netcool
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle
2 18 (18.95%) HP
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.37%) Citrix
5 4 (4.21%) JBoss
6 3 (3.16%) Veritas
6 3 (3.16%) McAfee
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) Siebel
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) Twitter
8 1 (1.05%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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