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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 116 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 94 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.52% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.96% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 89
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -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 £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 60 (39.22%) SQL
2 52 (33.99%) Finance
3 48 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (29.41%) QA
5 40 (26.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (25.49%) Banking
7 28 (18.30%) JIRA
8 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
9 22 (14.38%) Selenium
9 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
10 21 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
10 21 (13.73%) Oracle
11 20 (13.07%) C#
11 20 (13.07%) TDD
11 20 (13.07%) Integration Testing
11 20 (13.07%) System Testing
12 19 (12.42%) SDLC
12 19 (12.42%) Scrum
12 19 (12.42%) Business Analysis
12 19 (12.42%) Linux
13 18 (11.76%) Java
13 18 (11.76%) .NET
13 18 (11.76%) Investment Banking
13 18 (11.76%) Performance Testing
14 17 (11.11%) Test Strategy
14 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (11.11%) HTML
14 17 (11.11%) Windows
15 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (10.46%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (6.54%) Confluence
2 6 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.61%) CMS
4 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.96%) SAS
4 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.31%) Node.js
5 2 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) FileNet
6 1 (0.65%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.58%) MS Office
3 4 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.65%) Agresso
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) AMQP
2 6 (3.92%) Internet
3 4 (2.61%) LDAP
4 3 (1.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.54%) Big Data
4 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.27%) MySQL
7 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.31%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.65%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) JIRA
2 22 (14.38%) Selenium
3 13 (8.50%) HP UFT
3 13 (8.50%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.19%) Subversion
5 7 (4.58%) JUnit
5 7 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.58%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.27%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.27%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.27%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.27%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.27%) JMeter
6 5 (3.27%) Ant
6 5 (3.27%) Gradle
7 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.61%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.96%) Calabash
8 3 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (33.99%) Finance
2 39 (25.49%) Banking
3 18 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.58%) Back Office
5 4 (2.61%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Legal
5 4 (2.61%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (53.59%) Analyst
2 45 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 29 (18.95%) Business Analyst
4 21 (13.73%) Tester
5 19 (12.42%) Developer
6 16 (10.46%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (7.19%) Test Leader
8 10 (6.54%) Test Manager
9 8 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Systems Tester
10 7 (4.58%) Architect
11 6 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Software Tester
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.76%) .NET
2 17 (11.11%) HTML
3 14 (9.15%) Web Services
3 14 (9.15%) XML
4 12 (7.84%) JSON
5 11 (7.19%) SOAP
6 10 (6.54%) JMS
6 10 (6.54%) jQuery
7 9 (5.88%) CSS
8 7 (4.58%) HTML5
8 7 (4.58%) REST
9 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.92%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (3.27%) Servlets
10 5 (3.27%) XML Schema
11 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.61%) Java EE
11 4 (2.61%) CSS3
11 4 (2.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.54%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.58%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.92%) Equities
4 6 (3.92%) Derivative
5 5 (3.27%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.96%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.96%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.96%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) AS400
8 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.31%) IPTV
8 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.31%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.31%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.42%) Linux
2 17 (11.11%) Windows
3 12 (7.84%) UNIX
4 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.61%) AIX
6 3 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
4 20 (13.07%) Integration Testing
4 20 (13.07%) System Testing
4 20 (13.07%) TDD
5 19 (12.42%) Scrum
5 19 (12.42%) Business Analysis
5 19 (12.42%) SDLC
6 18 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 17 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 16 (10.46%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (9.80%) User Stories
9 15 (9.80%) Automated Testing
9 15 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (9.80%) Regression Testing
9 15 (9.80%) Validation
10 13 (8.50%) Open Source
11 12 (7.84%) Manual Testing
12 11 (7.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.22%) SQL
2 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.07%) C#
4 18 (11.76%) Java
5 7 (4.58%) Ruby
6 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.61%) BeanShell
7 3 (1.96%) VBA
7 3 (1.96%) XPath
7 3 (1.96%) C
8 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.31%) VBScript
8 2 (1.31%) VB
8 2 (1.31%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (9.80%) ISEB
2 13 (8.50%) ISTQB
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.84%) Degree
4 11 (7.19%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) COREP
2 2 (1.31%) FINREP
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) CDISC
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.65%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 21 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.58%) Puppet
2 7 (4.58%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Oracle
2 16 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.80%) HP
4 9 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.23%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.92%) Sybase
7 4 (2.61%) Sun
8 3 (1.96%) Charles River
8 3 (1.96%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.31%) Ektron
9 2 (1.31%) Informatica
9 2 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.31%) SAP
10 1 (0.65%) Cognos
10 1 (0.65%) Siebel
10 1 (0.65%) IBM
10 1 (0.65%) Murex
10 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
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