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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 £270
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
678 464 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.86% 70.30% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 257 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kronos
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Kronos