Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

System Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 80 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 0.53% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.65% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +9.49%
10th Percentile £276 £313 £264
90th Percentile £376 £336 £401
Scotland median daily rate £338 £298 £300
% change year-on-year +13.45% -0.83% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £12.35
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.35
% change year-on-year - +223.89% -

System 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 1112 926 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.67% 82.46% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 492 748
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £258 £220 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -23.47% +52.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Jetty
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (60.00%) Redis
2 6 (60.00%) Riak
2 6 (60.00%) Cobbler
2 6 (60.00%) Kafka
2 6 (60.00%) AMQP
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (60.00%) Couchbase

System 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 6 (60.00%) JBoss
1 6 (60.00%) Jetty
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Couchbase
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (60.00%) Redis
1 6 (60.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (60.00%) FitNesse
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) HR Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Support
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
1 6 (60.00%) JMS
1 6 (60.00%) JPA
1 6 (60.00%) Kafka
1 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 6 (60.00%) DSDM
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) RUP
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Human Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
1 6 (60.00%) Cobbler
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Workday