The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 67 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 1.70% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 2.12% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +79.69%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
693 659 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.05% 80.17% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 294 288
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) VME
3 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) EJB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) JPA
1 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) V-Model
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Verint
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago