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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 56 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.83% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £305 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +19.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
573 417 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.25% 69.15% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 210 266
Average daily rate £350 £357 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 10 (47.62%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) UNIX
4 9 (42.86%) C++
5 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) STL
5 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
5 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) Google
5 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) CppUnit
5 8 (38.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (38.10%) GoogleTest
6 6 (28.57%) ATL
6 6 (28.57%) COM+
6 6 (28.57%) DCOM
6 6 (28.57%) J2EE
6 6 (28.57%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) BODI
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
1 8 (38.10%) CppUnit
1 8 (38.10%) GoogleTest
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.76%) CodeRush
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) XML
1 10 (47.62%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (38.10%) STL
2 8 (38.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (28.57%) ATL
3 6 (28.57%) COM+
3 6 (28.57%) DCOM
3 6 (28.57%) J2EE
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
7 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
7 2 (9.52%) Apache CXF
7 2 (9.52%) OLE DB
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) JSP
8 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (19.05%) JCL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Google
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Perforce
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy