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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 29 50 49
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 23 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.40% 0.88% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 1.04% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 9
Median daily rate £358 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +4.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

Unit 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 445 481 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.53% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 265 402
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -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 £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
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%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) Banking
5 10 (27.78%) Spring
5 10 (27.78%) REST
5 10 (27.78%) JMS
5 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) IBM
6 9 (25.00%) SOAP
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (25.00%) Microservices
6 9 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 8 (22.22%) Confluence
7 8 (22.22%) Wiki
8 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) ETL
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) Selenium
9 6 (16.67%) Node.js
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.89%) Migration
10 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing

Unit 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 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Ingres
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.11%) JSUnit
3 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Hudson
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Functional Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Functional Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
8 2 (5.56%) QA Coordinator
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
8 2 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SSIS Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SSRS Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SSRS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) JMS
1 10 (27.78%) REST
1 10 (27.78%) Spring
2 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) Node.js
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.56%) CSS3
8 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) RequireJS
8 2 (5.56%) Sass
9 1 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Wiki
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) AIX
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Microservices
2 9 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) ETL
4 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) System Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C-shell
6 1 (2.78%) Korn
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Reuters