The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 21 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.57% - 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -0.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 75.89% 85.42% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 12
Average daily rate £425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -39.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Lua
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Lua
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (33.33%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Nimsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CA
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago