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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 1.26% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.72% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
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£450 £245 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -34.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £262 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +8.59%
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
800 583 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.63% 73.70% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 311 242
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 24
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 4 £389 -
Chester -10 2 £325 +25.00%
Crewe - 2 £206 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £450 - 3
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £575 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (14.81%) GMP
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) JBoss
6 4 (14.81%) Python
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Data Conversion
6 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.81%) Data Reconciliation
6 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP HR Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Conversion
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
4 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
7 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Perl
1 4 (14.81%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) GMP
1 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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