The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 66 60
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.75 £28.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+274.56% +90.00%
Automation 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
479 628 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.63% 81.24% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 382 235
Average daily rate £330 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Data Mart
4 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
4 6 (46.15%) MuleSoft
4 6 (46.15%) API Design
4 6 (46.15%) JBehave
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
6 4 (30.77%) V-Model
7 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Private Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
8 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
8 2 (15.38%) Investment Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) Data Mart
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
1 6 (46.15%) JBehave
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) WatiN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
1 13 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Non-Functional Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) API Design
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) V-Model
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
6 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) MuleSoft