The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 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.

Senior Test Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 118 111
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 10 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Median daily rate £369 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.85% +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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1678 2471 2809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.22% 94.57% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1367 1531
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 77
Median hourly rate £17.32 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.49% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 9 £375 +13.63% 1
Glasgow -1 1 £325 +1.96% 1
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) JIRA
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Selenium
6 5 (26.32%) User Stories
7 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 2 (10.53%) QA
9 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.53%) ISEB
9 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
9 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
9 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Mentoring

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Python
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Northgate
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
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