The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Functional Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 9 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.36% 2.41% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.99% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 12
Median daily rate £350 £380 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +52.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +5.35% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 568 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.11% 80.68% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 342 389
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Functional 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (43.75%) ETL
6 6 (37.50%) Migration
6 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
6 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Appium
9 3 (18.75%) Gatling
9 3 (18.75%) Confluence
9 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
9 3 (18.75%) Calabash
9 3 (18.75%) JBehave
9 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
9 3 (18.75%) JMeter
9 3 (18.75%) Data Management
9 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 3 (18.75%) Selenium
9 3 (18.75%) JIRA
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) JUnit

Functional 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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Appium
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Calabash
3 3 (18.75%) Gatling
3 3 (18.75%) JBehave
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Tester
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 1 (6.25%) Market Research
8 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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