The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 0.86% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.16% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £259 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £331 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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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
706 518 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.06% 74.53% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 297 371
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Glasgow region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) Network Security
5 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (25.00%) LAN
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
5 7 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (17.86%) SAP
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) Varonis
7 5 (17.86%) F5
7 5 (17.86%) SIEM
8 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.29%) MCSE
8 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Citrix
9 3 (10.71%) TestDirector

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.14%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (3.57%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.71%) JSP
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) PDA
1 2 (7.14%) Data Conversion
1 2 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.57%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
2 5 (17.86%) SIEM
3 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (7.14%) MCTS
6 2 (7.14%) MCITP
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (3.57%) CISSP
7 1 (3.57%) CEH
7 1 (3.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) Nessus
2 2 (7.14%) Nmap
2 2 (7.14%) Netcool
3 1 (3.57%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Varonis
2 5 (17.86%) F5
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) Informatica
6 1 (3.57%) Cognos
6 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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