The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 12 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.55% 1.76% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.58% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -3.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 503 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.66% 67.97% 60.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 244 205
Average daily rate £388 £390 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 83
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £30.00 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Test Scripting
East of England

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 22 July 2014. 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 -4 6 £300 -20.00% 9
Peterborough +1 2 £338 +110.93%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 6 (22.22%) JSTL
3 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) HTML5
3 6 (22.22%) CSS3
3 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (22.22%) Mustache
3 6 (22.22%) Sass
3 6 (22.22%) OOCSS
3 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (22.22%) Grunt
3 6 (22.22%) Bower
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) JSP
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) ISEB
3 6 (22.22%) ATG
3 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 5 (18.52%) QA
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium
5 4 (14.81%) Release Management
5 4 (14.81%) Electronics

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
1 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (7.41%) GSM
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
1 2 (7.41%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) Grunt
1 6 (22.22%) Bower
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) JMeter
4 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) jQuery
2 6 (22.22%) JSTL
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
2 6 (22.22%) CSS3
2 6 (22.22%) Mustache
2 6 (22.22%) Sass
2 6 (22.22%) OOCSS
2 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) JSP
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) W3C
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (22.22%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) ATG
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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