The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 19 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 1.38% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.70% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 24
Median daily rate £421 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £361 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1575 2057 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.67% 81.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 1088 1065
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.60% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +7 5 £438 +6.06% 2
Slough +10 2 £421 - 1
Newbury +4 1 - - 1
Bracknell -2 1 £375 -1.63% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £250 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (20.00%) BDD
2 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) TDD
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Taleo
3 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Office 365
3 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
4 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
4 4 (11.43%) Test Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (5.71%) Documentum
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
1 5 (14.29%) Taleo
2 2 (5.71%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) Appium
4 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.86%) Calabash
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) SilkTest
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.86%) HR Manager
8 1 (2.86%) SDLC Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Taleo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (8.57%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (8.57%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) BDD
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
2 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Data Management
4 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
4 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.43%) Test Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C#
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C++
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Saba
4 2 (5.71%) PTC
5 1 (2.86%) Concur
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Progress
5 1 (2.86%) webMethods
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £408 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
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