The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 35 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.70% 2.42% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.80% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £381 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £341 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.89% +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 Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 250 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.68% 86.51% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 128 102
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 26
Median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.68 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Saba
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Taleo
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Taleo
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Checkstyle
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) SilkTest
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Saba
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods