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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 35 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +34
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 23 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.92% 4.13% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 5.01% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 6
Median daily rate £310 £316 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £351 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +124.19%
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
482 738 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.11% 82.46% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 377 332
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 25 (51.02%) ISTQB
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) HP
3 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (38.78%) .NET
4 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
5 18 (36.73%) ISEB
6 16 (32.65%) Oracle
6 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.61%) C#
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 13 (26.53%) HP UFT
10 12 (24.49%) CRM
10 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (22.45%) VB
11 11 (22.45%) Finance
12 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
12 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
14 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Project Management
14 8 (16.33%) Unix
14 8 (16.33%) Windows
15 7 (14.29%) SQL
15 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (14.29%) Citrix
15 7 (14.29%) MCITP
15 7 (14.29%) Knowledge Management

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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.12%) GIS
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.20%) StarTeam
3 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Test Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Test Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.08%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 14 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) React
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Unix
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) AIX
2 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) CRM
2 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Security Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.12%) ETL
8 3 (6.12%) OO
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) OOP
9 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.61%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) VB
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Java
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) ISTQB
2 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
4 18 (36.73%) ISEB
5 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (14.29%) MCITP
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.16%) MCSA
7 4 (8.16%) MCSE
7 4 (8.16%) MCTS
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.20%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (10.20%) Netcool
3 1 (2.04%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) HP
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
4 5 (10.20%) Veritas
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) ESRI
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.04%) ILOG
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