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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 53 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£410 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +56.32%
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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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) MCSE
8 2 (10.00%) Solaris

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
2 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Defect Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PDA
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (5.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) CCNP
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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