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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 17 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.94% 3.01% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 3.81% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £365 £441 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +10.90%
Test Scripting
Gloucestershire

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
98 105 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.17% 78.95% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 81 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) OrientDB
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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