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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 53 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 3.07% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.83% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 19
Median daily rate £375 £205 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -32.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £412 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
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 £33.25 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.90% +21.66%

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
706 784 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.28% 80.33% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 380 496
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.27% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.24 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -1 10 £325 +8.33% 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) QA
3 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (26.67%) ETL
5 8 (26.67%) Informatica
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (23.33%) SAP
6 7 (23.33%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) Star Schema
8 5 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Selenium
9 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) C#
9 4 (13.33%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.00%) .NET
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.00%) XML

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 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (23.33%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
1 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Appium
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Genymotion
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Informatica Developer
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.00%) SAP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Service Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Informatica
3 7 (23.33%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Verint