The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.67% 0.65% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.81% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £273 £238 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £248 £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £58.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +123.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 493 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.43% 79.77% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 260 390
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Testing across the Glasgow region.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Glasgow region.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) YouTrack
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) VLE
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (11.76%) System Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting

Functional Testing
Top Related 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (29.41%) YouTrack
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) VLE
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) System Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP