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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 23 29
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 2.25% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.75% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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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
206 182 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 73.05% 81.98% 65.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 60
Average daily rate £322 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.75 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £140.00 £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JBehave
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Flash
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
1 3 (37.50%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) JBehave
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Process Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Flash
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) JDA
1 2 (25.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) VMware