The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 3.67% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 4.53% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £294 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £416 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 309 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.41% 81.10% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 234 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
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 30 July 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) JMeter
3 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) TestNG
7 1 (5.88%) User Experience
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Confluence

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JMeter
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
3 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) OpenText
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