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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 64 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-65.27% +20.00%
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
501 741 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.92% 83.35% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 394 310
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) QA

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA