The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 63 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 0.94% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.31% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 17
Average daily rate
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£359 £275 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.37% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £189 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +53.84%
Test Scripting
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +6 24 £350 +30.93% 5
Glasgow +6 14 £413 +38.07% 4
Dundee - 1 £210 - 2
Fife - - - - 3
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 36 (33.03%) Finance
1 36 (33.03%) SQL
2 28 (25.69%) Change Management
3 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
4 24 (22.02%) Windows
4 24 (22.02%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (20.18%) Software Testing
5 22 (20.18%) ISTQB
6 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
7 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
8 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (15.60%) Oracle
10 16 (14.68%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (13.76%) Windows XP
12 14 (12.84%) Citrix
12 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (12.84%) MCSE
12 14 (12.84%) TestDirector
12 14 (12.84%) Workflow
12 14 (12.84%) Automated Testing
12 14 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
12 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
13 13 (11.93%) Banking
13 13 (11.93%) PDA
13 13 (11.93%) Veritas
13 13 (11.93%) WinRunner
13 13 (11.93%) VMware

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.75%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.75%) ArcSDE
3 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.42%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.67%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (2.75%) Markit EDM
4 3 (2.75%) Eagle STAR
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.92%) Agresso
6 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.92%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.83%) Network Security
2 2 (1.83%) VPN
2 2 (1.83%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.83%) SSL
2 2 (1.83%) SAN
2 2 (1.83%) LAN
2 2 (1.83%) WAN
2 2 (1.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) BODI
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.92%) MS Access
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.92%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (12.84%) TestDirector
3 13 (11.93%) WinRunner
4 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Grunt
4 5 (4.59%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (3.67%) JIRA
5 4 (3.67%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.75%) JUnit
6 3 (2.75%) WebLOAD
6 3 (2.75%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.75%) NUnit
7 2 (1.83%) Selenium
7 2 (1.83%) Toad
8 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.92%) JMeter
8 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (33.03%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (43.12%) Analyst
2 37 (33.94%) Test Analyst
3 22 (20.18%) Consultant
4 10 (9.17%) Tester
5 8 (7.34%) PeopleSoft Consultant
6 7 (6.42%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.50%) Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (3.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) HTML
2 5 (4.59%) CSS
2 5 (4.59%) HTML5
2 5 (4.59%) D3.js
2 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.59%) Sass
3 4 (3.67%) .NET
4 3 (2.75%) JSP
4 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.83%) COM
5 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.92%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) PDA
2 12 (11.01%) Clustering
2 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Open Source
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.75%) GIS
5 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (13.76%) Windows XP
4 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.01%) AIX
6 8 (7.34%) UNIX
7 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.75%) Linux
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) Change Management
2 22 (20.18%) Software Testing
3 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.84%) Workflow
4 14 (12.84%) Automated Testing
4 14 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
5 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.17%) Test Strategy
6 10 (9.17%) Project Management
6 10 (9.17%) ERP
7 9 (8.26%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.34%) Use Case
8 8 (7.34%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) Migration
9 7 (6.42%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.50%) Manual Testing
11 5 (4.59%) Regression Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Automation Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.03%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.59%) ABAP
3 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.67%) VB
5 3 (2.75%) JCL
6 2 (1.83%) Ruby
6 2 (1.83%) Python
6 2 (1.83%) VBScript
6 2 (1.83%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) Java
7 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) ISTQB
2 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
3 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
4 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.84%) MCSE
5 12 (11.01%) MCSA
5 12 (11.01%) MCTS
5 12 (11.01%) MCITP
6 6 (5.50%) ISEB
7 5 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
9 2 (1.83%) CCNP
9 2 (1.83%) CCNA
9 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) VMware ESX
1 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) Nmap
3 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (22.02%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (11.01%) Netcool
2 12 (11.01%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.83%) Nessus
3 2 (1.83%) Control-M
4 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) Oracle
3 14 (12.84%) Citrix
4 13 (11.93%) Veritas
4 13 (11.93%) VMware
4 13 (11.93%) HP
5 12 (11.01%) McAfee
6 8 (7.34%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (4.59%) SAP
8 4 (3.67%) Vermilion
8 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.75%) ESRI
10 2 (1.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.92%) Remedy
11 1 (0.92%) Teradata
11 1 (0.92%) Cognos
11 1 (0.92%) Siebel
11 1 (0.92%) Informatica
11 1 (0.92%) Sun
11 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
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