The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £435 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
46 85 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 93.88% 97.70% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 12
Average daily rate £350 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £278 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle