The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 40 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 14 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.58% 3.79% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 5.07% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Median daily rate £195 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £35.15
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -17.49%
Software Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
446 572 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.14% 74.67% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 334 335
Median daily rate £370 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.42 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Law
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
4 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
7 5 (21.74%) StarTeam
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) AIX
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) Veritas
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) Netcool
7 5 (21.74%) Intel Security
7 5 (21.74%) Clustering
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification

Software Testing
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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) CICS
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) StarTeam
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Law
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Java Scrum Master
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Velocity
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) AIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
1 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) MCITP
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) MCTS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (21.74%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
2 5 (21.74%) Intel Security
2 5 (21.74%) Veritas
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik