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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing QA 8 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.90% 2.18% 3.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.56% 32.61% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 25
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £354 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.72 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.50% -41.81%
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Scotland

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
59 46 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.61% 6.68% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 44
Average daily rate £390 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £404 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.11% +60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.70%

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 20 April 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

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Charles River

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
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 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
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%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Content Editor
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
2 1 (7.14%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) BPEL
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
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 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Charles River
2 1 (7.14%) Crossbeam
2 1 (7.14%) TippingPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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