The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 33 44
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.24% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £235 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.90% +21.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 271 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.97% 86.86% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 193 234
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) SAP