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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Bristol
Rank 40 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 28 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.73% 2.36% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 2.84% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 20
Median daily rate £300 £326 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £385 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +20.44%

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
612 670 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.60% 83.33% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 517 512
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (35.00%) Selenium
4 13 (32.50%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) QA
5 12 (30.00%) SAP
6 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
6 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
6 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (25.00%) SDLC
8 8 (20.00%) .NET
8 8 (20.00%) Marketing
8 8 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
9 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
9 7 (17.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (17.50%) SQL
9 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.50%) Electronics
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
10 6 (15.00%) C#
10 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
10 6 (15.00%) JIRA
10 6 (15.00%) Banking
10 6 (15.00%) Retail
10 6 (15.00%) Defect Management

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.50%) SAP HR
3 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 4 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) BGP
3 3 (7.50%) HSRP
3 3 (7.50%) MPLS
3 3 (7.50%) OSPF
3 3 (7.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
2 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
4 5 (12.50%) JMeter
4 5 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (7.50%) TestComplete
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Marketing
3 7 (17.50%) Electronics
3 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
3 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Law
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Software Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) HR Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SAP CO Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) BDD
3 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (25.00%) SDLC
5 8 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Reuters
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