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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 61 70
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.64% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £305 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Automated Testing
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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
706 466 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.90% 75.40% 74.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 241 354
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.86 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.97% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.87 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) BODI
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BODI
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) JSF
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy