The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 31 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.53% 3.06% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 4.28% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 18
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£286 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.21% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £254 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -0.69%
Test Scripting
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
923 725 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.35% 71.64% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 370 323
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 53
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £63.55 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 17 £290 -17.14% 4
Beaconsfield - 6 £279 -
High Wycombe -12 1 £210 -16.00%
Marlow - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (36.84%) Finance
1 21 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 17 (29.82%) QA
4 14 (24.56%) Regression Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Test Management
5 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.54%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) XML
9 8 (14.04%) CRM
9 8 (14.04%) ISEB
9 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
10 7 (12.28%) HTML5
10 7 (12.28%) CSS
10 7 (12.28%) OO
10 7 (12.28%) HTML
10 7 (12.28%) Retail
10 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (10.53%) Ruby
11 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.53%) WFM
11 6 (10.53%) JIRA
11 6 (10.53%) CMS
11 6 (10.53%) Validation
11 6 (10.53%) LAMP
11 6 (10.53%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (10.53%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) SAP BW
2 4 (7.02%) DB2
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) WatiN
3 3 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Analyst
2 20 (35.09%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Tester
4 7 (12.28%) CRM Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Programmer
5 6 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Junior
6 5 (8.77%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) XML
2 7 (12.28%) HTML5
2 7 (12.28%) CSS
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (10.53%) LAMP
3 6 (10.53%) CSS3
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.75%) Yii
7 1 (1.75%) Flash
7 1 (1.75%) RSS
7 1 (1.75%) Ajax
7 1 (1.75%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.75%) jQuery
7 1 (1.75%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (24.56%) Regression Testing
2 14 (24.56%) Test Management
3 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) CRM
4 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
5 7 (12.28%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.53%) WFM
6 6 (10.53%) Validation
6 6 (10.53%) V-Model
6 6 (10.53%) Product Management
7 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Workflow
10 2 (3.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Ruby
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) C
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) PHP5
6 1 (1.75%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) HND
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 5 (8.77%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.26%) Telerik
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.75%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
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