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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 0.26% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.31% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +20.00%

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
226 323 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.20% 83.03% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 199 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £526 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.88 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) webMethods
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Tcl
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (14.29%) RS-232
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%) Trac
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) 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%) Samsung
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