The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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 31 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 4.20% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 5.78% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
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£370 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £330 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -3.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 173 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.16% 72.69% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 118 90
Average daily rate £375 £340 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
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 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Test Scripting
South Wales

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) CRM
3 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) CMS
6 3 (12.50%) SAP SRM
6 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (12.50%) Document Management
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) GIS
6 3 (12.50%) SaaS
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.50%) SAP SRM
3 2 (8.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Development Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Trainer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) CRM
2 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.50%) Document Management
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
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