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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 86 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 1.54% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.01% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 32
Average daily rate
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£334 £300 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £223 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £378 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -8.54%
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
2340 2037 1825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.34% 76.67% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1111 914
Average daily rate £373 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £14.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 +32 52 £325 +21.49% 11
Glasgow +4 9 £331 +32.50% 5
Dundee -2 8 - - 1
Highlands - 6 £308 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £360 -
Renfrewshire +2 1 £355 -5.33%
Fife - 1 £275 -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 59 (31.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 57 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
3 55 (29.10%) Finance
4 49 (25.93%) Banking
5 34 (17.99%) Microsoft
5 34 (17.99%) Windows
6 29 (15.34%) QA
7 26 (13.76%) Software Testing
8 25 (13.23%) SQL
9 24 (12.70%) Retail
9 24 (12.70%) Test Planning
10 23 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 22 (11.64%) ISEB
12 20 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (10.58%) Validation
13 19 (10.05%) Change Management
13 19 (10.05%) Analytics
14 17 (8.99%) Test Management
15 16 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
16 15 (7.94%) VMware
16 15 (7.94%) ISTQB
17 14 (7.41%) Performance Testing
17 14 (7.41%) HP UFT
17 14 (7.41%) SAS
17 14 (7.41%) SC Cleared
17 14 (7.41%) SDLC
18 13 (6.88%) Test Automation
18 13 (6.88%) HP
18 13 (6.88%) Retail Banking

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (7.41%) SAS
2 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.59%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.59%) ArcSDE
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.12%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) Firewall
2 7 (3.70%) LAN
2 7 (3.70%) WAN
2 7 (3.70%) VPN
2 7 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (1.06%) ATM
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) HP UFT
2 12 (6.35%) TestDirector
3 8 (4.23%) WinRunner
3 8 (4.23%) WinDbg
4 6 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.17%) Selenium
5 5 (2.65%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.12%) JUnit
6 4 (2.12%) JIRA
7 3 (1.59%) Toad
7 3 (1.59%) WebLOAD
7 3 (1.59%) NUnit
8 2 (1.06%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.53%) Subversion
9 1 (0.53%) Maven
9 1 (0.53%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 55 (29.10%) Finance
2 49 (25.93%) Banking
3 24 (12.70%) Retail
4 13 (6.88%) Retail Banking
5 10 (5.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (52.38%) Analyst
2 85 (44.97%) Test Analyst
3 24 (12.70%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (12.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 16 (8.47%) Test Leader
6 14 (7.41%) Consultant
7 13 (6.88%) Tester
8 12 (6.35%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.76%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.70%) Developer
11 6 (3.17%) PeopleSoft Consultant
12 5 (2.65%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.65%) Payroll Consultant
12 5 (2.65%) Author
12 5 (2.65%) Architect
13 4 (2.12%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.12%) SAP ISU Consultant
13 4 (2.12%) Validation Engineer
13 4 (2.12%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.35%) .NET
2 7 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.65%) HTML
3 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.65%) XML
3 5 (2.65%) Ajax
3 5 (2.65%) jQuery
4 4 (2.12%) CSS
4 4 (2.12%) HTML5
4 4 (2.12%) CSS3
5 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.59%) Web Services
5 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.53%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.53%) RESTful
6 1 (0.53%) XSL
6 1 (0.53%) JMS
6 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.76%) PDA
2 9 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 8 (4.23%) Clustering
4 5 (2.65%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.12%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.59%) GIS
6 3 (1.59%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.06%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.06%) W3C
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) FMCG
8 1 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.99%) Windows
2 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (5.29%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.23%) AIX
6 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.17%) Android
7 4 (2.12%) UNIX
8 3 (1.59%) Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) VME
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (13.76%) Software Testing
3 24 (12.70%) Test Planning
4 20 (10.58%) Validation
5 19 (10.05%) Change Management
5 19 (10.05%) Analytics
6 17 (8.99%) Test Management
7 16 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 14 (7.41%) SDLC
9 13 (6.88%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.35%) Integration Testing
10 12 (6.35%) Test Strategy
10 12 (6.35%) Migration
11 11 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.29%) CRM
13 9 (4.76%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.23%) Document Management
14 8 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (4.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.23%) SQL
2 10 (5.29%) C
2 10 (5.29%) C++
3 7 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.65%) C#
4 5 (2.65%) XPath
5 4 (2.12%) Java
5 4 (2.12%) ABAP
6 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) COBOL
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) XQuery
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 22 (11.64%) ISEB
2 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.76%) MCSE
6 8 (4.23%) MCSA
6 8 (4.23%) MCTS
6 8 (4.23%) MCITP
7 7 (3.70%) Degree
8 4 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.59%) CISSP
10 2 (1.06%) CISM
11 1 (0.53%) CEH
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.53%) CCNP
11 1 (0.53%) CCNA
11 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.53%) OSCP
11 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.34%) QA
2 8 (4.23%) GxP
3 7 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.53%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (4.23%) VMware ESX
1 8 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 57 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.70%) Netcool
4 1 (0.53%) Nessus
4 1 (0.53%) Nmap
4 1 (0.53%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 34 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.94%) VMware
3 13 (6.88%) HP
4 9 (4.76%) SAP
5 8 (4.23%) Oracle
5 8 (4.23%) Citrix
5 8 (4.23%) Veritas
5 8 (4.23%) McAfee
6 6 (3.17%) Veeam
6 6 (3.17%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.65%) F5
7 5 (2.65%) Varonis
8 4 (2.12%) Teradata
8 4 (2.12%) Telerik
8 4 (2.12%) Informatica
9 3 (1.59%) ESRI
10 2 (1.06%) Netezza
10 2 (1.06%) Adobe
10 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.53%) Cognos
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Dundee
Real Staffing
Rate: £26 - £29 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago