Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Test Analyst
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 50 26
Rank change year-on-year -11 -24 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 31 36 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.39% 3.21% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.39% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 63
Glasgow median daily rate £270 £270 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -3.08%
10th Percentile £250 £113 £250
90th Percentile £315 £359 £388
Scotland median daily rate £295 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.00 £14.43 -
% change year-on-year -16.81% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1253 1062 1639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 94.57% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 569 853
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £223
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 30
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -56.24% +85.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Glasgow

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 12 (38.71%) Functional Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Data Migration
4 11 (35.48%) Confluence
4 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
4 11 (35.48%) SpecFlow
4 11 (35.48%) JIRA
4 11 (35.48%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) Migration
4 11 (35.48%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) JBehave
7 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby
7 8 (25.81%) JMeter
7 8 (25.81%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) JUnit
7 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (25.81%) Calabash
7 8 (25.81%) Appium
7 8 (25.81%) Gatling
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (22.58%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (19.35%) QA
9 6 (19.35%) Selenium
9 6 (19.35%) Release Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (35.48%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
1 11 (35.48%) JIRA
1 11 (35.48%) SpecFlow
2 8 (25.81%) Appium
2 8 (25.81%) Calabash
2 8 (25.81%) Gatling
2 8 (25.81%) JBehave
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) JMeter
2 8 (25.81%) JUnit
2 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
3 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) SOAP
1 6 (19.35%) XML
1 6 (19.35%) XSLT
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
2 12 (38.71%) Functional Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Data Migration
3 11 (35.48%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
5 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
6 6 (19.35%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
7 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Telerik
3 1 (3.23%) FNZ