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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 41 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.03% 2.53% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.30% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Median daily rate £300 £275 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -39.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +22.07%

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
419 515 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.16% 76.75% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 287 359
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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
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 21 January 2017, 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 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (27.27%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.18%) Microservices
5 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (15.15%) SOA
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) JSON
5 5 (15.15%) RESTful
6 4 (12.12%) QA
6 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
6 4 (12.12%) MS Office
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) GIS
7 3 (9.09%) ETL
7 3 (9.09%) Veritas
7 3 (9.09%) ISEB
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Netcool

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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.03%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) QA Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) AIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Microservices
2 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) ETL Development
5 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (9.09%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 3 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (6.06%) ESRI
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) ILOG
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore