The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.74% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 113 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.31% 88.98% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 40
Median daily rate £403 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £356 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
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 Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (33.33%) GAMP
3 2 (33.33%) GMP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JSTL
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) RAD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 2 (33.33%) ASP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) JSTL
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Struts
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) CMMI
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (33.33%) GAMP
1 2 (33.33%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce