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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 22 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.43% 1.15% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.38% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Median daily rate £373 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
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
503 727 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.47% 83.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 386 302
Median daily rate £342 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 18 (60.00%) HP
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) ISTQB
4 13 (43.33%) ISEB
5 12 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (36.67%) HP UFT
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
6 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) .NET
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
9 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
10 7 (23.33%) C#
10 7 (23.33%) VB
10 7 (23.33%) CRM
11 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 5 (16.67%) MCITP
11 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) Unix
11 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
1 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
1 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (23.33%) CRM
2 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) VB
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 13 (43.33%) ISEB
4 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (16.67%) MCITP
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) Degree
9 1 (3.33%) MCSA
9 1 (3.33%) MCSE
9 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) HP
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas
6 1 (3.33%) VMware