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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 54 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 13 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.00% 1.85% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.93% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Median daily rate £332 £294 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £334 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.77% +24.16%
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
612 830 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.15% 95.84% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 440 369
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 16
Median hourly rate £13.45 £27.44 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +103.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) VB
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) CRM
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management

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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PDA
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) VB
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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