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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 52 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +52.63%
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
446 571 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.14% 74.93% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 330 337
Median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.42 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) NeoLoad
2 4 (57.14%) LoadUI
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML

Automation Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
1 4 (57.14%) LoadUI
1 4 (57.14%) NeoLoad
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft