The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 35 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 0.97% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.15% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £34.50 £50.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +376.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
244 347 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.22% 84.22% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 229 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 17
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
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 Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) webMethods
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) NumPy
4 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
4 1 (12.50%) Becrypt
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) RS-232
4 1 (12.50%) Samsung
4 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) RS-232
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (12.50%) Becrypt
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) ESRI
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Samsung
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware