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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 62 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£300 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
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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
716 678 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.54% 79.58% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 306 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Verint
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) WatiN
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
4 1 (14.29%) WFM
4 1 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) WatiN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) System Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
1 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Verint
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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