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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.33% 1.57% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.11% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £159 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.40%
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 £28.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -13.33%
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
552 569 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.51% 74.67% 62.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 250 211
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 98
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 -8 6 £275 -31.25% 5
Peterborough - - - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) ATG
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
2 6 (22.22%) JSTL
2 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) JSP
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
2 6 (22.22%) CSS3
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
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%) Grunt
2 6 (22.22%) Bower
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
4 4 (14.81%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
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
1 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) Grunt
1 6 (22.22%) Bower
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) JSP
1 6 (22.22%) JSTL
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) HTML5
1 6 (22.22%) CSS3
1 6 (22.22%) Mustache
1 6 (22.22%) Sass
1 6 (22.22%) OOCSS
1 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) OO
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
1 6 (22.22%) Web Development
1 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Release Management
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) ATG
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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