The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stirling region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 12 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.94% 8.11% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 8.33% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.94%
Test Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 36 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 100.00% 97.30% 99.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 35
Median daily rate £351 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stirling region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Stirling region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
4 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Markit EDM
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (15.38%) Control-M
6 2 (15.38%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) Case Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
2 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM