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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 41 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 15 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.68% 1.13% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.39% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 11
Median daily rate - £283 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-41.52% +22.14%

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
479 504 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.69% 81.69% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 262 394
Median daily rate £358 £338 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £33.00 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 27 February 2017, 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 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 20 (83.33%) Law
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) Office 365
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) AIX
7 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) Veritas
9 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.50%) Netcool
9 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 3 (12.50%) EMC
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) MS Office
9 3 (12.50%) SAP

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 20 (83.33%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) CCTV
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Coaching
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.17%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (12.50%) Netcool
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
2 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Veritas
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle