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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 53 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.71% 1.26% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.51% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £323 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
500 730 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.64% 83.33% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 384 312
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 £225 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Ranorex

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 2 (11.11%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) LoadUI
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) WatiN
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Ninject
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
2 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) MCTS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) FATCA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 2 (11.11%) Veritas
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
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