The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 57 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 0.23% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.28% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £370 £406 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £401 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £411 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
Test Automation
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
511 715 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.35% 82.47% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 352 298
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 8
Median hourly rate £15.25 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.89% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £58.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 14 (70.00%) .NET
1 14 (70.00%) HP UFT
2 13 (65.00%) HP
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) VB
3 12 (60.00%) CRM
4 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (50.00%) ISEB
6 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Selenium
9 5 (25.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Java
11 3 (15.00%) Linux
11 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

Test Automation
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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Bower
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Flask
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) CRM
2 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 10 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) MCTS
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) HP
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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