The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.62% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
Test Scripting
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 40 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 76.54% 66.67% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 18 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast 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 Belfast

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Test Scripting
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Performance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft