The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 51 51 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.58% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +0.51% +10.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 439 487 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.41% 84.70% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 269 412
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automated Testing in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automated Testing in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Perforce
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) JBehave
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) Hudson
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) DB2
5 3 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Gradle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) Concordion
4 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Gradle
4 3 (33.33%) Hudson
4 3 (33.33%) JBehave
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) YouTrack
6 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Perforce
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters