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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 61 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.03% 1.21% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£340 £345 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +92.00%
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
709 660 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.49% 80.10% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 302 302
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £242 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Information Assurance
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) TestDirector
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LatentZero
1 1 (4.35%) Front Arena
1 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio
1 1 (4.35%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.70%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) WatiN
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Swaptions
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
1 10 (43.48%) Information Assurance
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCTS
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.70%) Netcool
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (4.35%) Charles River
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