The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 12 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.39% 18.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £185 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +131.88%
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 Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 86.44% 86.36% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate £285 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £362 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.38 £18.63 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.80% -35.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Fife region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -10 1 £295 +59.45%
Automated Testing
Scotland

Automated Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft