The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 50 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 0.13% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.16% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
System 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
481 636 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.58% 81.54% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 389 233
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Glasgow region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Glasgow region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Cognizant
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Human Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Temenos
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ADSL
1 1 (5.56%) LLU
1 1 (5.56%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) HR Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) MIS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
2 1 (5.56%) JPA
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Human Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Cognizant
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Temenos
4 1 (5.56%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica