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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 57 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £192 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £290 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
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
476 745 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.51% 82.69% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 388 340
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) YouTrack
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

Manual 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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