The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 57 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.00% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £270 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
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 Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 92 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 93.76% 83.64% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 46 88
Median daily rate £320 £343 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £265 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £44.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Renfrewshire region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Test Automation
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -31 9 £270 -23.94%
Test Automation
Scotland

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 30 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 30 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 30 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (93.33%) Hyper-V
2 28 (93.33%) Windows 7
2 28 (93.33%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (93.33%) Change Management
2 28 (93.33%) Software Testing
2 28 (93.33%) MCTS
2 28 (93.33%) Veritas
2 28 (93.33%) TestDirector
2 28 (93.33%) Citrix
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (93.33%) MCSE
2 28 (93.33%) MCSA
2 28 (93.33%) Windows XP
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (86.67%) AIX
3 26 (86.67%) Netcool
3 26 (86.67%) Intel Security
3 26 (86.67%) MCITP
3 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) VMware ESX
3 26 (86.67%) Clustering
3 26 (86.67%) McAfee ePO
4 25 (83.33%) PDA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 30 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 28 (93.33%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
1 20 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Tester
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (86.67%) Clustering
2 25 (83.33%) PDA
3 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 30 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (93.33%) Windows 7
2 28 (93.33%) Windows XP
3 26 (86.67%) AIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Change Management
1 28 (93.33%) Software Testing
2 24 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) MCSA
1 28 (93.33%) MCSE
1 28 (93.33%) MCTS
1 28 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (86.67%) MCITP
3 25 (83.33%) ISTQB
4 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (93.33%) Hyper-V
3 26 (86.67%) VMware ESX
4 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (93.33%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (86.67%) McAfee ePO
2 26 (86.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (93.33%) Citrix
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (93.33%) Veritas
3 26 (86.67%) Intel Security