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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 24 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.61% 1.79% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.24% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 22
Median daily rate £363 £266 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.15% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £332 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
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
752 983 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.74% 80.11% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 558 594
Median daily rate £415 £390 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 41
Median hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.30 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +8 13 £325 +23.80% 5
High Wycombe +6 1 £240 +6.66%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 12 (26.67%) Validation
4 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) HP
5 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 10 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle
6 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
7 8 (17.78%) SQL
7 8 (17.78%) Project Management
7 8 (17.78%) System Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Data Validation
8 7 (15.56%) Retail
8 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.33%) SLA
9 6 (13.33%) ISEB
9 6 (13.33%) Remedy
9 6 (13.33%) MS Office
9 6 (13.33%) SAP
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 6 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (13.33%) Selenium

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 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 6 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (4.44%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Essbase
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.44%) eggPlant
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) JMeter
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.22%) Automotive
6 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.67%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (4.44%) MIS Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (4.44%) SAP Developer
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Validation
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 8 (17.78%) Data Validation
4 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) System Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Change Control
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Workflow
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) F#
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) HP
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Remedy
3 6 (13.33%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 2 (4.44%) Temenos
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
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