Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £105 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling during the 6 months to 22 July 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 > Stirling
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 2.08% 12.07% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 12.07% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Stirling median daily rate £105 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £280 £309 £300
% change year-on-year -9.31% +2.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £13.43 £33.50
% change year-on-year +11.73% -59.93% -76.90%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling. 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
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 46 116 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 95.83% 100.00% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 46
Stirling median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £142 £270 £356
90th Percentile £493 £518 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Stirling median hourly rate £10.50 £9.88 £12.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -18.10% -51.77%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.56 £9.91
90th Percentile £10.75 £10.19 £14.26
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Stirling

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Stirling

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Stirling region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree