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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.82% 2.27% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.80% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 19
Median daily rate £375 £281 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £214 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £341 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +124.19%
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
667 1142 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.04% 81.11% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 651 499
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 33
Median hourly rate £25.50 £24.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +2 14 £375 +25.00% 6
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Validation
3 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) SAP
4 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 8 (21.05%) ETL
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) HP
4 8 (21.05%) Informatica
5 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.42%) QA
6 6 (15.79%) System Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
6 6 (15.79%) Banking
6 6 (15.79%) Retail
6 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 6 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (15.79%) Star Schema
6 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (13.16%) MS Office

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 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 6 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
1 6 (15.79%) Star Schema
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Informatica Developer
3 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
3 6 (15.79%) SAP Developer
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) MIS Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (23.68%) Validation
2 8 (21.05%) ETL
2 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
3 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
3 6 (15.79%) System Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Test Management
5 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) F#
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) HP
2 8 (21.05%) Informatica
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) SAP
3 5 (13.16%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Avaya
4 1 (2.63%) Temenos
4 1 (2.63%) Verint
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