The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 73 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 14 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£314 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Automated Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1037 834 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.59% 72.46% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 444 227
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £14.02 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.80% -19.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 4 (16.67%) JSF
6 4 (16.67%) Selenium
6 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) MSTest
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) JSF
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) EJB
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) Servlets
5 2 (8.33%) Struts
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) User Stories
5 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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