The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 69 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 536 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.97% 69.70% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 279 272
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Manual Testing
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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 9 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kronos
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Kronos