The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 23 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Contract jobs citing QA 23 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.43% 4.74% 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.23% 41.49% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £167
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +139.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £22.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -31.06%
QA
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
52 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.02% 11.44% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 31
Median daily rate £400 £340 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £195 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.27% -63.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA 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 QA.

1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Selenium
4 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 9 (22.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 8 (20.00%) JIRA
6 8 (20.00%) Open Source
7 7 (17.50%) GIS
7 7 (17.50%) Maven
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.50%) BDD
7 7 (17.50%) PostGIS
7 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
7 7 (17.50%) REST
8 6 (15.00%) Gradle
8 6 (15.00%) Leaflet
8 6 (15.00%) Microservices
8 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (15.00%) JBehave
8 6 (15.00%) ESRI
8 6 (15.00%) GeoServer
8 6 (15.00%) OpenLayers
8 6 (15.00%) Open Source Development

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) CheetahMail
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) GIS
1 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Spatial Data
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Biml
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.50%) QGIS
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Maven
4 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.00%) Gradle
4 6 (15.00%) JBehave
5 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.50%) Moq
6 3 (7.50%) NUnit
6 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (2.50%) Ant
8 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Mockito
8 1 (2.50%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Angular Developer
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Python Developer
5 5 (12.50%) GIS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Email Marketing Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Junior QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) AngularJS
1 9 (22.50%) Web Services
2 7 (17.50%) PostGIS
2 7 (17.50%) REST
3 6 (15.00%) Leaflet
3 6 (15.00%) OpenLayers
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 1 (2.50%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.50%) Django
8 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) IPTV
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) New Media
3 1 (2.50%) Ontologies
3 1 (2.50%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (2.50%) Social Network
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Open Source
4 8 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (17.50%) BDD
6 6 (15.00%) Microservices
6 6 (15.00%) Open Source Development
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) OOD
8 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Python
2 11 (27.50%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MCAD
2 3 (7.50%) MCSD
2 3 (7.50%) MCTS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) BS7666
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (2.50%) QRadar
1 1 (2.50%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) ESRI
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) MapR
4 1 (2.50%) Pega
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec
4 1 (2.50%) Telerik
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter