The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 9 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.33% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.34% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Median daily rate £363 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.84% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £342 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +1.42% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 851 1460 1392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.77% 96.05% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 795 785
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) ISEB
9 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
10 1 (6.25%) Mentoring

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Northgate
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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