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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.26% 3.07% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 4.36% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £352 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -17.80%
Test Scripting
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
673 482 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.36% 70.57% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 271 282
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) JSP
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.76%) BODI
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) E-Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
1 4 (23.53%) System Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) R
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Kronos
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