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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.14% 1.11% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.35% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Median daily rate £313 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £321 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -0.79%
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
547 742 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.14% 82.44% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 387 309
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 28 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) MCTS
7 3 (14.29%) MCITP
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (14.29%) AIX

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
1 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
2 2 (9.52%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) WatiN
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Java Scrum Master
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum Master
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Velocity
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Ninject
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) MCSA
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) MCTS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (14.29%) Netcool
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (4.76%) Telerik
3 1 (4.76%) VMware