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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.85% 0.68% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 0.91% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £299 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.07% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £318 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +53.84%
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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
600 438 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.16% 74.36% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 210 317
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 £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (52.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Workflow
4 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) ERP
5 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (24.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) E-business
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) Windows XP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (32.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (12.00%) BODI
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) E-Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) PDA
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Workflow
1 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) E-business
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) JCL
4 2 (8.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.00%) MCTS
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Nmap
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Cognos
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Varonis
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