The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 53 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.73% 2.20% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.77% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 30
Median daily rate £319 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
Test Scripting
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
763 723 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.49% 79.63% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 570 469
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 24
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £100.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (33.33%) Finance
1 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) QA
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (16.67%) Banking
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) SOAP
5 5 (16.67%) JUnit
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Maven
5 5 (16.67%) REST
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Mule
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 4 (13.33%) VB
6 4 (13.33%) ISEB
6 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Mule ESB
7 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Retail

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (13.33%) Mule
1 4 (13.33%) Mule ESB
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JUnit
1 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (6.67%) GDB
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Military
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) REST
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
1 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) VB
3 3 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) Ada
4 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Lotus
2 2 (6.67%) Serena
3 1 (3.33%) hybris
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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