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 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 63 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% 1.83% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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%
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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
736 695 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.88% 79.70% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 315 268
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +268.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £18.00
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 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 September 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Verint
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) COBOL
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Verint