The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 2.08% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.49% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Median daily rate £395 £450 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +83.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +6.08%
Test Scripting
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
654 804 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.06% 83.58% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 490 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £30.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.61% -13.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +3 3 £395 -12.22% 1
Runcorn +3 1 - -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Test Management
4 6 (27.27%) Microservices
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) QA
8 2 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 802.15
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) IPv6
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Finance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) LIMS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Microservices
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) Test Management
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) MBA
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Ariba
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) LabWare
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Talend
4 1 (4.55%) Vertica
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