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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 28 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.74% 17.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £344 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
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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
103 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.74% 71.11% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 22 20
Average daily rate £350 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £311 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP