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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 0.62% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.72% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.63 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%

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
270 278 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 85.54% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 166 162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) webMethods
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics

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 (28.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Trac
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ARP4754
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) webMethods
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Samsung
2 1 (14.29%) SAP