The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 68 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
Manual 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
713 533 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.21% 75.50% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 301 366
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Manual Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) W3C

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing