The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 29 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.

Test Analyst
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.27% 2.57% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.78% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Median daily rate £265 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.74% -7.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £356 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.20 £14.18 £37.50
% change year-on-year +49.55% -62.20%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 540 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.94% 92.62% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 303 474
Median daily rate £358 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 29 March 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 15 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (34.48%) ETL
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
3 9 (31.03%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) QA
5 6 (20.69%) Selenium
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
8 3 (10.34%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
9 2 (6.90%) YouTrack

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) YouTrack
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (34.48%) ETL
3 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
3 9 (31.03%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Master Data Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle