The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stirling region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 19 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.10% 7.41% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 8.00% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +63.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 98.90% 92.59% 89.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 38
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) HP
Stirling
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Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
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