The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.41% 0.89% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.17% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £293 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -28.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%

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
419 515 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.16% 76.75% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 287 359
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
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 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Strategy across the Glasgow region.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing

Test Strategy
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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft