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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 18 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 2.85% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.68% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 17
Median daily rate £375 £253 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -12.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
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
692 952 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.87% 77.52% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 466 557
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 57
Median hourly rate £35.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £8.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 13 £363 +20.83% 2
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) QA
3 13 (34.21%) Oracle
4 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) Informatica
5 11 (28.95%) SAP
5 11 (28.95%) ETL
6 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (23.68%) Data Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (23.68%) SAP Data Services
6 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (21.05%) Star Schema
8 7 (18.42%) HP
8 7 (18.42%) Workflow
8 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.79%) Selenium
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.79%) C#
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) .NET
10 5 (13.16%) MS Office
10 5 (13.16%) Remedy
10 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (23.68%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) Star Schema
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) JMeter
4 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Genymotion
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Informatica Developer
2 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.05%) SAP Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ETL
2 9 (23.68%) Data Analysis
2 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
2 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Workflow
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
6 4 (10.53%) Change Control
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) System Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.79%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Informatica
2 11 (28.95%) SAP
3 7 (18.42%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Verint