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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 57 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.54% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
621 553 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 76.95% 70.45% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 288 271
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
5 6 (37.50%) J2EE
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) C++
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Flex
7 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Apache CXF
7 4 (25.00%) CppUnit
7 4 (25.00%) GoogleTest
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) STL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) DB2
7 4 (25.00%) Ant

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Ant
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (25.00%) CppUnit
1 4 (25.00%) GoogleTest
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
3 3 (18.75%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
5 4 (25.00%) Apache CXF
5 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Flex
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) STL
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (12.50%) ATL
7 2 (12.50%) COM+
7 2 (12.50%) DCOM
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) jQuery
8 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) JCL
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Perforce
1 4 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft