The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 63 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
686 566 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.75% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 270 337
Average daily rate £363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £125.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Senior Tester
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft