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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 1.82% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.52% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
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£500 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -0.45%
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
592 556 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 74.94% 72.40% 63.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 287 191
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 2 - - 4
Peterborough +2 1 £500 +35.59%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) ATM
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) UniData
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Redback
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Pick Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Pick Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Redback