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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 56 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.19% 1.52% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 2.01% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +49.12%
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
440 597 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.63% 75.76% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 347 326
Median daily rate £370 £345 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Linux

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle