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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 48 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.32% 1.65% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Median daily rate £272 £340 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.92% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Functional Testing
Scotland

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
427 599 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.72% 76.11% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 344 329
Median daily rate £365 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) HP
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
5 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Migration

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
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) YouTrack
4 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) VLE
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Equities
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle