Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Automation Tester was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Automation Tester
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.46% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -25.00% +16.36%
Scotland median daily rate £373 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +14.62% -16.13% +12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1253 1062 1639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 94.57% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 569 853
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £223
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 30
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -56.24% +85.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Glasgow

Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Tester in Glasgow

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) API Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (16.67%) Big Data
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA