The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 52 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16  
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.99% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -78.00% +42.85%  

System 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 428 482 694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.27% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 265 411
Median daily rate £358 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Glasgow

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Glasgow

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Glasgow

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Glasgow

System Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) Law
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

System Testing
Top Related 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle