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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 55 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing System Testing 16 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.74% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£329 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £30.50
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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
745 690 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.07% 79.95% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 310 263
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +268.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) J2EE
4 10 (47.62%) Sybase
4 10 (47.62%) UNIX
4 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
4 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (42.86%) Sybase IQ
5 9 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
5 9 (42.86%) Derivative
5 9 (42.86%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Market Risk
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) Line Management
9 3 (14.29%) ETL
10 2 (9.52%) ADSL
10 2 (9.52%) PSTN
10 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) ADSL
1 2 (9.52%) PSTN
1 2 (9.52%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Sybase IQ
1 9 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Derivative
1 9 (42.86%) Equity Derivative
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Sybase
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) BT
3 1 (4.76%) Temenos
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
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