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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 68 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 1.29% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.74% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£375 £338 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.35% -0.62%
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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
706 518 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.06% 74.53% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 297 371
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Nessus
6 2 (12.50%) Nmap
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Test Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) COBOL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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