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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 68 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£218 £438 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.17% +60.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +112.50%
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
677 459 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 70.18% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 252 308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Derivative
4 3 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Sybase
4 3 (27.27%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
5 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) QlikView
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (9.09%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Derivative
2 3 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) OpenLink