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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.63% 1.15% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.34% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £225 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.85% -40.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +6.08%
Test Scripting
East of England

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
256 298 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.50% 85.63% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 208 237
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £525 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium

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 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP