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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 58 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.04% 1.68% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.00% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £230 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +15.38%
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 £38.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
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
543 751 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.92% 84.19% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 410 308
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 2
Median hourly rate £13.73 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £68.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) MCSE
8 3 (15.00%) MCSA
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
8 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
8 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (15.00%) MCTS
8 3 (15.00%) MCITP
8 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) WatiN
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Fraud Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.00%) Ninject
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) PDA
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) MCTS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) FATCA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas