The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 85 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.70% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £353 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
Test Automation
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
1067 1287 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 81.82% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 661 576
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) BDD
4 15 (51.72%) Linux
5 14 (48.28%) Java
6 13 (44.83%) JIRA
7 12 (41.38%) Selenium
8 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
8 11 (37.93%) User Stories
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 7 (24.14%) Sass
11 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
11 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
11 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
11 7 (24.14%) CSS
12 6 (20.69%) Perl
12 6 (20.69%) Python
12 6 (20.69%) Kanban
12 6 (20.69%) jQuery
12 6 (20.69%) Node.js
12 6 (20.69%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
13 5 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) QGIS
4 1 (3.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) JIRA
2 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.24%) Bower
5 5 (17.24%) Subversion
6 4 (13.79%) Hudson
7 2 (6.90%) Gradle
7 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.45%) Firebug
8 1 (3.45%) gulp
8 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.45%) JMeter
8 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.45%) Protractor
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
1 17 (58.62%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Java Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) Sass
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
3 6 (20.69%) Node.js
4 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
5 3 (10.34%) Flask
5 3 (10.34%) RESTful
6 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.90%) Java EE
6 2 (6.90%) JPA
7 1 (3.45%) D3.js
7 1 (3.45%) DHTML
7 1 (3.45%) DOM
7 1 (3.45%) SVG
7 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) BDD
3 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) User Stories
4 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
10 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
10 3 (10.34%) ETL
10 3 (10.34%) OOD
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) CoffeeScript
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Charles River
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
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