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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.07% 0.49% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.60% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
481 500 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.05% 81.04% 83.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 262 401
Median daily rate £350 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 4 (57.14%) Angular 2
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
5 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Angular 2
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism