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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 36 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.88% - 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £275 - £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £342 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +27.40%

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
185 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 81.86% 82.29% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 35 39
Median daily rate £375 £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware