The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 57 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 12 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.35% 1.29% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £308 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £222 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £379 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £14.05 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+106.40% -51.96%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
847 793 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.28% 93.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 370 339
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tester across the Glasgow region.

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Content Management
3 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 6 (21.43%) Selenium
5 5 (17.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (17.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (17.86%) CMS
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) W3C
5 5 (17.86%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) User Experience
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
7 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
7 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
7 3 (10.71%) Drupal
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) CMS
1 5 (17.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) W3C
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Content Management
2 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Test Management
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) ABAP
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) OSCP
5 1 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) AppSense
2 1 (3.57%) Netezza
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Siebel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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