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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 66 58 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 1.15% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.54% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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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
706 518 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.06% 74.53% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 297 371
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase IQ
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase ASE
1 5 (62.50%) Derivative
1 5 (62.50%) Equity Derivative
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Banking

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase IQ
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Derivative
1 5 (62.50%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase