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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 43 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.41% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.16% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £388 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £241 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £412 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%

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
420 516 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.68% 75.55% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 294 342
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £213 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) JUnit
4 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) SOAP
5 8 (47.06%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) Selenium
5 8 (47.06%) JSON
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Ant
6 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Gradle
7 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (35.29%) REST
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 6 (35.29%) JDBC
7 6 (35.29%) JMS
7 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Banking
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
8 5 (29.41%) YouTrack
8 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Apache Ivy

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
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) JUnit
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Ant
4 7 (41.18%) Gradle
5 5 (29.41%) Maven
5 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (29.41%) YouTrack
6 4 (23.53%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (17.65%) Concordion
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Hudson
7 3 (17.65%) JBehave
8 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
9 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) JSON
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) JDBC
2 6 (35.29%) JMS
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) VLE
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Perforce
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Reuters