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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 46 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 12 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.04% 0.44% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.54% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £315 £285 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £237 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £311 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
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
481 742 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.80% 82.44% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 378 335
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 10 (58.82%) JSON
4 9 (52.94%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) JUnit
6 6 (35.29%) JDBC
6 6 (35.29%) SOAP
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) JMS
6 6 (35.29%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) iPad
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (23.53%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (23.53%) UIKit
7 4 (23.53%) Gradle
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
7 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
7 4 (23.53%) iPhone
7 4 (23.53%) Animation
7 4 (23.53%) Core Animation
7 4 (23.53%) Apple TV
7 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
7 4 (23.53%) Core Data
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Ant
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (23.53%) Gradle
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) YouTrack
6 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) JDBC
3 6 (35.29%) JMS
3 6 (35.29%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
4 4 (23.53%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (23.53%) Core Animation
4 4 (23.53%) Core Data
4 4 (23.53%) UIKit
5 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
6 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Animation
1 4 (23.53%) Apple TV
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
1 4 (23.53%) iPhone
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) VLE
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Apple
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Reuters
4 1 (5.88%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Telerik
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO