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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 0.80% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 0.99% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £250 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +6.08%
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
299 403 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.94% 80.60% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 295 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £52.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +56.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.77 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) HP

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 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Perl Scripter
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) NumPy
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
2 1 (11.11%) ESRI
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware