The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 64 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.11% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 659 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.73% 73.22% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.60% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Automation Testing
Scotland

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 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) Parsley
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) Parsley
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle