The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 140 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 33 89 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.61% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.97% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 72 64
Median daily rate £421 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £277 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% +1.66%
Test Scripting
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 33 (44.59%) SQL
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.14%) Finance
4 17 (22.97%) HP
4 17 (22.97%) ISEB
5 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
5 16 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (20.27%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (20.27%) Migration
7 13 (17.57%) QA
8 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
8 12 (16.22%) Data Migration
8 12 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (14.86%) Banking
9 11 (14.86%) XML
9 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (14.86%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (13.51%) Oracle
10 10 (13.51%) Java
10 10 (13.51%) Scrum
10 10 (13.51%) Test Management
10 10 (13.51%) JIRA
11 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.16%) Test Strategy
11 9 (12.16%) Solvency II
12 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.81%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared
12 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Mule
3 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) MS Access
7 1 (1.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
2 8 (10.81%) Selenium
3 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.76%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.41%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.05%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.05%) Toad
7 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.70%) Protractor
7 2 (2.70%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) JBehave
8 1 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Advertising
3 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Test Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Tester
5 7 (9.46%) Test Specialist
6 6 (8.11%) Business Test Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Commercial Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Commercial Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Test Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) XML
2 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) Web Services
3 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.41%) SOAP
5 3 (4.05%) JSON
6 2 (2.70%) HTML
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) RESTful
7 1 (1.35%) ADO
7 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.35%) CSS3
7 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.35%) JSP
7 1 (1.35%) Middleware
7 1 (1.35%) Node.js
7 1 (1.35%) ODBC
7 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) IVR
3 4 (5.41%) Smartcard
4 3 (4.05%) EPoS
4 3 (4.05%) Equities
4 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.05%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.70%) Tandem
6 1 (1.35%) AS400
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Unix
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (20.27%) Migration
4 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
4 12 (16.22%) Data Migration
5 11 (14.86%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (13.51%) Scrum
6 10 (13.51%) Test Management
7 9 (12.16%) Test Strategy
8 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 8 (10.81%) Defect Management
8 8 (10.81%) Functional Testing
8 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.81%) SDLC
8 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.46%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.46%) TDD
10 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.11%) VBScript
4 3 (4.05%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) COBOL
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) R
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) Groovy
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) Ruby
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) ISEB
2 12 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 9 (12.16%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.35%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) HP
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Sage
5 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.35%) Siebel
6 1 (1.35%) Yardi
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