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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.37% 3.40% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.90% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £314 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +25.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £113.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-68.06% +254.68%
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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
209 245 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 71.82% 69.41% 71.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 123 62
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +21.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £27.44 £22.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) RedPrairie
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) JDA
2 2 (50.00%) WFM
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Process Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Business Process Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) JDA
1 2 (50.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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