Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 117 96
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 -
Contract jobs citing API Testing 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.34% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £263 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.95% -27.08% -
10th Percentile £313 £241 £273
90th Percentile £488 £309 £385
Scotland median daily rate £390 £280 £370
% change year-on-year +39.29% -24.32% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 1,319 1,589 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.67% 88.52% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 927 623
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 20
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -19.40% +47.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £12.70
90th Percentile £40.50 £35.00 £35.15
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.66% -35.91% -23.61%

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

API Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing API Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for API Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Serverless
3 2 (40.00%) HTML

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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP