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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 63 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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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
697 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.33% 79.98% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 291 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +83.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (53.33%) J2EE
3 8 (53.33%) Sybase
3 8 (53.33%) UNIX
3 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (53.33%) Sybase IQ
3 8 (53.33%) Sybase ASE
3 8 (53.33%) Derivative
3 8 (53.33%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Market Risk
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (13.33%) BT
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) ADSL
8 2 (13.33%) PSTN
8 2 (13.33%) ISEB
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (13.33%) Degree

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ADSL
1 2 (13.33%) PSTN
1 2 (13.33%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Sybase IQ
1 8 (53.33%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Derivative
1 8 (53.33%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (53.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Sybase
2 2 (13.33%) BT