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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 55 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 9 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% 3.57% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 3.76% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £41.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +105.00%
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
687 585 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.81% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 287 383
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -33.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (10.00%) ISEB
5 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos
5 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos Controller

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) BODI
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) V-Model
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
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