The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 0.40% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.54% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Median daily rate £350 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
Test Scripting
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 558 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.75% 75.20% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 286 274
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 58
Median hourly rate £37.00 £33.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 3 £325 - 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) QA
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SAPscript
4 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SAP ALE
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (15.79%) BAPI
4 3 (15.79%) ABAP
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) BAPI
2 3 (15.79%) SAP ALE
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) ABAP
1 3 (15.79%) SAPscript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.26%) Northgate