Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for API Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited API Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

API Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 -
Contract jobs citing API Testing 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.23% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £260 £258 £263
90th Percentile £350 £363 £288
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

API Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,510 1,128 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.67% 87.58% 84.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 604 501
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.38% -44.42%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.99 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.08% +17.07% -3.53%

API Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing API Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for API Testing in Glasgow

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing API Testing in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for API Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing API Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for API Testing.

1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
5 2 (12.50%) Gatling
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (12.50%) API Development
5 2 (12.50%) Appium
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) Calabash
5 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) JBehave
5 2 (12.50%) .NET

API Testing
Co-occurring 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
3 2 (12.50%) Appium
3 2 (12.50%) Calabash
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Gatling
3 2 (12.50%) JBehave
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Automation Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) API Development
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft