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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 50 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.30% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £332 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
508 723 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.91% 83.29% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 382 304
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 29 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 May 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (55.56%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) VB
4 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) CRM
4 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Selenium
9 4 (22.22%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (22.22%) Python
10 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Bower
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Flask
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) CRM
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCITP
5 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) HP
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
6 1 (5.56%) SAP