The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 10.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-51.91% -16.66%
Software Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
48 69 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 81.36% 90.79% 89.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 24
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Software Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) ObjectStore
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) ObjectStore
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) VMware