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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 9 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 0.26% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.35% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £415 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £500 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
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
465 566 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.81% 74.87% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 308 282
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 59
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 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 4 - - 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 (46.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (26.67%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SAP ALE
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) SAPscript
5 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) ABAP
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (20.00%) BAPI
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (13.33%) Firmware
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripter
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) BAPI
1 3 (20.00%) SAP ALE
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ABAP
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) SAPscript
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle