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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.91% 2.04% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.71% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Average daily rate
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£451 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £346 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +16.53%
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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
737 516 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.62% 75.11% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 281 365
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 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £15.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 April 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 21 April 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 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) Network Security
6 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (23.33%) LAN
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) HP
6 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Workflow
8 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Varonis
8 5 (16.67%) F5
8 5 (16.67%) SIEM
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (13.33%) MCSE

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
2 7 (23.33%) VPN
2 7 (23.33%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (6.67%) WinRunner
3 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (16.67%) SIEM
3 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Workflow
3 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) E-business
6 2 (6.67%) V-Model
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.67%) MCTS
6 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (6.67%) MCSA
6 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) ISEB
7 1 (3.33%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) CEH
7 1 (3.33%) OSCP
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Netcool
2 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 2 (6.67%) Nmap
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) Varonis
5 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Informatica
7 2 (6.67%) Veritas
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (3.33%) Adobe