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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.84%

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
419 516 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.16% 76.90% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 283 366
Median daily rate £350 £349 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Angular 2
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP

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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft