The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.03% 1.64% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.22% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £333 £308 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £371 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
- +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+20.29% +12.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 675 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.08% 73.77% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 368 305
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 22
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Test Scripting
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

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 April 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) System Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) SLA
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) JSF
5 4 (22.22%) Maven
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) Ant
5 4 (22.22%) EJB
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) Servlets
5 4 (22.22%) Struts
5 4 (22.22%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Ant
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) JDeveloper
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) PVCS
3 1 (5.56%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) EJB
1 4 (22.22%) JSP
1 4 (22.22%) Servlets
1 4 (22.22%) Struts
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) JSF
1 4 (22.22%) JSTL
2 3 (16.67%) Tapestry
2 3 (16.67%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ERP
1 6 (33.33%) System Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 3 (16.67%) OCPJP
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix