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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 31 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.39% 1.26% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 1.58% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 10
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£316 £305 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £231 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £363 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.11%
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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
737 696 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.55% 79.73% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 317 269
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.27% +94.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (19.05%) ISEB
4 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 7 (16.67%) WFM
5 7 (16.67%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 7 (16.67%) QA
5 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Verint
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
6 6 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Selenium
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (9.52%) System Testing
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) MS Office
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) LatentZero
1 3 (7.14%) Front Arena
1 3 (7.14%) thinkFolio
1 3 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Development Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Web Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) XSLT
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Swaptions
2 3 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 3 (7.14%) IVR
2 3 (7.14%) Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) W3C
3 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) VME
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (16.67%) WFM
3 7 (16.67%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) Validation
6 4 (9.52%) System Testing
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Test Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) COBOL
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
1 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Verint
3 3 (7.14%) Charles River
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Genesys
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Varonis
5 1 (2.38%) AppSense
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Temenos
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
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