The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Automated Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 38 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 26 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.93% 4.69% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 5.79% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 11
Median daily rate £350 £332 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £392 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £38.50 £34.90
% change year-on-year -0.64% +10.31%  

Test Automation 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 550 570 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.08% 81.08% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 342 390
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

Test Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) Selenium
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.74%) Scrum
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) CSS
7 9 (19.57%) HTML
7 9 (19.57%) MVC
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) Spring
8 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
8 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
8 8 (17.39%) RESTful
9 7 (15.22%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
9 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (15.22%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.22%) .NET
9 7 (15.22%) Umbraco
9 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 7 (15.22%) JSON

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) Umbraco
2 6 (13.04%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) iTunes
3 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) KDB
5 1 (2.17%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.04%) JIRA
5 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.87%) JUnit
5 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.87%) Subversion
5 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.70%) JBehave
6 4 (8.70%) Maven
7 3 (6.52%) Appium
7 3 (6.52%) Hudson
7 3 (6.52%) JMeter
7 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.52%) TestRail
7 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.35%) Calabash
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Tester
8 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
2 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) Spring
3 8 (17.39%) RESTful
4 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.22%) JSON
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) XML
8 2 (4.35%) Cocoa
8 2 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) Spring Integration
8 2 (4.35%) UIKit
8 2 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Animation
3 2 (4.35%) Apple TV
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (21.74%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 7 (15.22%) BDD
6 7 (15.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (13.04%) Kanban
7 6 (13.04%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Test Management
7 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.87%) API Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) User Stories
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.35%) Groovy
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.52%) Sybase
3 2 (4.35%) Apple
3 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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