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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.89% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.87% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Median daily rate £300 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
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
533 805 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.81% 80.34% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 560 324
Median daily rate £425 £440 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Chester - 4 £400 -
Crewe +3 2 £275 +37.50%
Macclesfield - 2 £331 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £313 -
Warrington - 1 £250 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) RUP
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) Struts
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) RAD
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) EDI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) JSTL
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Struts
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (5.88%) EDI
2 1 (5.88%) EDIFACT
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) RUP
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) RAD
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (11.76%) GAMP
1 2 (11.76%) GMP
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Saba
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
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