The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 53 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs citing System Testing 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.74% 0.22% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 0.30% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.31% +46.81%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 659 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.73% 73.22% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.60% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
System Testing
Scotland

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 17 April 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) SLA
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Change Management
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (40.00%) Sybase
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) Sybase IQ
4 6 (40.00%) Derivative
4 6 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) ERP
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
6 3 (20.00%) Local Government
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Local Government
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Support
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Derivative
1 6 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sybase
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft