The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 65 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.98% 0.11% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.12% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £332 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 845 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.09% 96.13% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 437 358
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 19
Median hourly rate £9.50 £36.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% +161.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the Glasgow region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP