The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 1.99% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.89% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -3.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 277 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 68.91% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 131 118
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 64
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
2 4 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) Advertising
4 2 (15.38%) ATG
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) JSTL
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Grunt
3 2 (15.38%) Bower
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) JSTL
2 2 (15.38%) Mustache
2 2 (15.38%) Sass
2 2 (15.38%) OOCSS
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) ATG
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