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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 122 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 81 87 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 1.52% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.97% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 61 83
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -8.54%
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
4427 4414 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.89% 77.13% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3499 3281 4126
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 53 (36.55%) SQL
2 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (31.03%) Finance
4 38 (26.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (24.14%) QA
6 34 (23.45%) Banking
7 25 (17.24%) JIRA
8 23 (15.86%) Test Automation
9 22 (15.17%) JavaScript
10 21 (14.48%) Scrum
10 21 (14.48%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (13.79%) Selenium
12 19 (13.10%) TDD
12 19 (13.10%) Investment Banking
12 19 (13.10%) C#
13 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
13 18 (12.41%) Java
13 18 (12.41%) .NET
13 18 (12.41%) Integration Testing
13 18 (12.41%) SDLC
14 17 (11.72%) Cucumber
14 17 (11.72%) Oracle
14 17 (11.72%) HTML
14 17 (11.72%) Windows
15 16 (11.03%) Linux
15 16 (11.03%) Regression Testing
15 16 (11.03%) System Testing
16 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (10.34%) Performance Testing
16 15 (10.34%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (6.21%) Confluence
2 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.76%) CMS
4 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.07%) SAS
5 2 (1.38%) JBoss
5 2 (1.38%) Node.js
6 1 (0.69%) FileNet
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.69%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.69%) Agresso
2 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) AMQP
2 7 (4.83%) Internet
3 3 (2.07%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) RTSP
4 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.90%) Big Data
4 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.76%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.76%) MySQL
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.38%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.69%) OLAP
10 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.69%) Essbase
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) JIRA
2 20 (13.79%) Selenium
3 17 (11.72%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.28%) HP UFT
5 10 (6.90%) Subversion
6 8 (5.52%) JUnit
6 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.83%) Mercurial
8 6 (4.14%) Calabash
9 5 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.45%) Gradle
9 5 (3.45%) Ant
9 5 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.45%) JMeter
10 4 (2.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.76%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.07%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.07%) Xcode
General
1 45 (31.03%) Finance
2 34 (23.45%) Banking
3 19 (13.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (3.45%) Back Office
5 4 (2.76%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (51.72%) Analyst
2 43 (29.66%) Test Analyst
3 27 (18.62%) Business Analyst
4 19 (13.10%) Tester
5 18 (12.41%) Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Test Leader
8 9 (6.21%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Software Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) .NET
2 17 (11.72%) HTML
3 13 (8.97%) Web Services
3 13 (8.97%) JSON
4 11 (7.59%) XML
5 10 (6.90%) SOAP
5 10 (6.90%) CSS
5 10 (6.90%) jQuery
6 9 (6.21%) JMS
7 8 (5.52%) REST
8 7 (4.83%) HTML5
8 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (3.45%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.76%) Java EE
11 4 (2.76%) XML Schema
11 4 (2.76%) EJB
11 4 (2.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Fixed Income
3 7 (4.83%) SWIFT
4 6 (4.14%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.45%) Derivative
6 4 (2.76%) Equities
6 4 (2.76%) NHS
7 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.07%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.07%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.38%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.38%) iPad
8 2 (1.38%) AS400
8 2 (1.38%) User Experience
8 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.38%) IPTV
8 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) UNIX
4 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.83%) Android
6 3 (2.07%) AIX
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (15.86%) Test Automation
4 21 (14.48%) Scrum
5 19 (13.10%) TDD
6 18 (12.41%) Integration Testing
6 18 (12.41%) SDLC
7 16 (11.03%) System Testing
7 16 (11.03%) Regression Testing
8 15 (10.34%) Validation
8 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 15 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 15 (10.34%) User Stories
9 14 (9.66%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.97%) Open Source
10 13 (8.97%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.28%) Manual Testing
12 11 (7.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.55%) SQL
2 22 (15.17%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.10%) C#
4 18 (12.41%) Java
5 12 (8.28%) Ruby
6 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.76%) VBA
8 3 (2.07%) Python
8 3 (2.07%) XPath
8 3 (2.07%) C
8 3 (2.07%) BeanShell
8 3 (2.07%) VB
9 2 (1.38%) VBScript
9 2 (1.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Groovy
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) ISEB
1 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.28%) DV Cleared
2 12 (8.28%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.90%) Degree
4 4 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) COREP
2 2 (1.38%) FINREP
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) CDISC
3 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.83%) Puppet
2 7 (4.83%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.72%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) HP
4 9 (6.21%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.76%) Sybase
7 3 (2.07%) SAP
7 3 (2.07%) Sun
7 3 (2.07%) Charles River
8 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.38%) Ektron
8 2 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.69%) CODA
9 1 (0.69%) iSOFT
9 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.69%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.69%) Murex
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