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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% 2.35% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.88% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate £280 £500 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +67.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £386 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £575 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.39%
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
483 626 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.90% 81.62% 77.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 384 233
Average daily rate £338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.71 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.62% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (43.18%) Finance
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
6 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.45%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.45%) MCITP
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (18.18%) WinRunner
8 8 (18.18%) TestDirector
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (18.18%) Change Management
8 8 (18.18%) MCSE
8 8 (18.18%) MCSA
8 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 8 (18.18%) MCTS
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (18.18%) Selenium
8 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) BODI
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 8 (18.18%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 8 (18.18%) WinRunner
3 5 (11.36%) FitNesse
3 5 (11.36%) JBehave
4 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Analyst
2 32 (72.73%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.91%) PDA
2 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
1 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
2 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 9 (20.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Change Management
4 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
5 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.36%) API Design
7 5 (11.36%) Defect Management
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) SDLC
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) V-Model
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) JCL
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) MCITP
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (18.18%) MCSA
3 8 (18.18%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) MCTS
4 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) ISEB
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) MuleSoft
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 4 (9.09%) Veritas
5 3 (6.82%) Genesys
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Verint
6 1 (2.27%) Actimize
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Temenos
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