The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 55 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 14 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.99% 1.61% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.67% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £288 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-26.17% +198.00%
Tester
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
660 837 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.88% 96.21% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 431 356
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 19
Median hourly rate £9.50 £36.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% +161.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
2 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) HP UFT
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) VB
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) CRM
6 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (14.29%) SQL

Tester Skill Set
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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) PDA
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) VB
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
2 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) HP
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel
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