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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 23 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.78% 2.84% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 3.44% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Median daily rate £305 £315 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% +1.66%
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
499 726 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.07% 82.59% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 366 314
Median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +147.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 23 (52.27%) HP
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.91%) .NET
3 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 16 (36.36%) ISEB
5 15 (34.09%) Oracle
5 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.82%) C#
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
6 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 13 (29.55%) HP UFT
8 12 (27.27%) CRM
8 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) VB
10 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
11 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
12 8 (18.18%) Project Management
13 7 (15.91%) Unix
13 7 (15.91%) Security Testing
13 7 (15.91%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
14 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (11.36%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.55%) GIS
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) HP UFT
2 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) React
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) CRM
2 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (15.91%) Security Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Stress Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) OO
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) High Availability
9 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) ISTQB
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) ISEB
4 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (11.36%) MCITP
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.55%) MCSA
8 2 (4.55%) MCSE
8 2 (4.55%) MCTS
9 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.55%) Netcool
3 1 (2.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) HP
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Veritas
7 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.27%) ESRI