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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% 0.26% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.34% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.07%
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
292 295 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.02% 75.26% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 212 189
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 30
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Perl Scripter
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP