The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.27% 2.35% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 3.32% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £406 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +45.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -3.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 573 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.19% 70.92% 68.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 292 270
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Test Scripting
Scotland

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
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 July 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 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 7 (29.17%) System Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) ERP
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) SLA
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Selenium
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Local Government

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) BODI
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) JDeveloper
3 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 2 (8.33%) PVCS
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) E-Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) E-Business Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) JSP
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
2 2 (8.33%) Struts
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) EJB
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) JMS
2 2 (8.33%) Tapestry
2 2 (8.33%) JSTL
2 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) System Testing
2 6 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) R
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (8.33%) OCPJP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sun
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Kronos
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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