Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 21 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.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.85% 2.69% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 3.25% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 21
Glasgow median daily rate £358 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% -14.11% +8.67%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £313
90th Percentile £423 £409 £475
Scotland median daily rate £368 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -2.00% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £44.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.25 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -7.98% -

Unit 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 1115 922 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.77% 82.62% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 487 736
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £226
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -37.70% +82.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit 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 Unit Testing.

1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) ETL
8 4 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (16.67%) XML
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Microservices
9 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.50%) Android Development
9 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (12.50%) SDLC
9 3 (12.50%) Spring

Unit 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) EDMS
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Mockito
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Private Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Expert
6 1 (4.17%) Android Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Hyperion Planning Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) JSON
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Redux
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) RxJS
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.33%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Android Development
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Memory Management
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) ES6
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase