The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 126 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Automation Test Analyst
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Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Automation Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the Scotland region.

Automation Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Automation Test Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) WinRunner
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Drools
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Automation Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Drools
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft