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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 45 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 1.05% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £265 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -19.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.47
% change year-on-year
- +45.05%

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
413 502 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.29% 75.26% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 285 343
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase

System 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) UML Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
1 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase