The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 63 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 662 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.51% 73.15% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Automated Testing
Scotland

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 April 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) JSF
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Tapestry
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) JSF
3 3 (33.33%) Tapestry
4 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) WSDL
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) JSTL
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
1 1 (11.11%) OCPJP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun