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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 69 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.61% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£285 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 - £34.00
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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
693 659 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.05% 80.17% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 294 288
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) WFM
1 1 (33.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Verint
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