Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 48 45
Rank change year-on-year -30 -3 +37
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 38 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 3.38% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.09% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 31
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £310 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -1.59% -13.10%
10th Percentile £255 £253 £240
90th Percentile £368 £403 £375
Scotland median daily rate £300 £281 £325
% change year-on-year +6.95% -13.69% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.50

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1117 930 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.79% 82.67% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 493 732
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.10%
10th Percentile £257 £216 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 24
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -42.24% +96.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
7 4 (20.00%) Zephyr
7 4 (20.00%) User Experience
7 4 (20.00%) IaaS
7 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
7 4 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Confluence
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Protractor
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (20.00%) User Stories
6 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) MiFID
3 1 (5.00%) EMIR
3 1 (5.00%) FATCA
3 1 (5.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) FNZ