The table below looks at the statistics for QA 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 QA 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
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing QA 10 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.14% 1.27% 3.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 26.47% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 19
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+76.74% -17.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
55 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.26% 4.82% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 40
Average daily rate £369 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +83.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Glasgow region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing QA 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 QA.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (14.29%) Equities
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) F5

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing QA 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 QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
1 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Designer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) BPEL
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) COBOL
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Charles River
3 1 (7.14%) Crossbeam
3 1 (7.14%) TippingPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) F5
Glasgow
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago