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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 2.38% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.93% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 21
Median daily rate £288 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +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
678 750 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.71% 81.08% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 582 482
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 35
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.09 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 June 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 4 (16.00%) JUnit
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Maven
5 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (16.00%) REST
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Mule ESB
6 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Mule
6 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Unix

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 3 (12.00%) Mule
1 3 (12.00%) Mule ESB
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (8.00%) GDB
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Military
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) HR Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) DOORS Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) REST
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
1 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) UML
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Ada
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Serena
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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