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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 62 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 0.83% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.13% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£363 £309 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
588 442 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.61% 73.42% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 216 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.19 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.17% -62.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) CppUnit
4 4 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) GoogleTest
4 4 (30.77%) STL
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) ATL
4 4 (30.77%) COM+
4 4 (30.77%) DCOM
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Google
5 3 (23.08%) BODI
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) JCL
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) BODI
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) CppUnit
1 4 (30.77%) GoogleTest
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
3 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.69%) CodeRush
3 1 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (30.77%) STL
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) ATL
2 4 (30.77%) COM+
2 4 (30.77%) DCOM
3 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) OLE DB
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) JSP
5 1 (7.69%) Servlets
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Struts
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) JCL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle