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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.25% 5.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.77% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Average daily rate £305 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
141 124 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 88.13% 87.94% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 72 24
Average daily rate £400 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £238 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 18 £305 -14.82% 1
Test Automation
Scotland

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Test Automation 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 Automation.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) MCSE
1 33 (100.00%) MCSA
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 33 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 33 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 33 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 33 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 33 (100.00%) MCTS
1 33 (100.00%) Change Management
1 33 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 33 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (96.97%) Windows 7
2 32 (96.97%) MCITP
2 32 (96.97%) VMware
2 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (96.97%) Veritas
2 32 (96.97%) Windows XP
3 31 (93.94%) AIX
3 31 (93.94%) Citrix
3 31 (93.94%) Netcool
3 31 (93.94%) Intel Security
3 31 (93.94%) VMware ESX
3 31 (93.94%) Clustering
3 31 (93.94%) SQL
3 31 (93.94%) McAfee ePO
3 31 (93.94%) Hyper-V
4 29 (87.88%) PDA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Test Automation 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 Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 33 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 33 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Analyst
1 24 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 31 (93.94%) Clustering
2 29 (87.88%) PDA
3 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 33 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (96.97%) Windows 7
2 32 (96.97%) Windows XP
3 31 (93.94%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Change Management
1 33 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 27 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.03%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) MCSA
1 33 (100.00%) MCSE
1 33 (100.00%) MCTS
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (96.97%) MCITP
3 26 (78.79%) ISTQB
4 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 31 (93.94%) Hyper-V
2 31 (93.94%) VMware ESX
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (93.94%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (93.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (96.97%) Veritas
2 32 (96.97%) VMware
3 31 (93.94%) Citrix
3 31 (93.94%) Intel Security
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago