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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 116 95 133
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +38
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 43 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.98% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.37% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 67
Median daily rate £438 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
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
2818 2875 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.33% 83.92% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2303 3677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 29 (39.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (36.49%) SQL
4 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.38%) Banking
6 16 (21.62%) QA
7 14 (18.92%) Regression Testing
7 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 14 (18.92%) JIRA
8 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.22%) ISEB
9 11 (14.86%) Scrum
9 11 (14.86%) Migration
10 10 (13.51%) Oracle
10 10 (13.51%) SDLC
11 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (12.16%) Workflow
11 9 (12.16%) Selenium
11 9 (12.16%) Subversion
11 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
11 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
11 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
12 8 (10.81%) TDD
12 8 (10.81%) Derivative
12 8 (10.81%) Back Office
12 8 (10.81%) .NET
12 8 (10.81%) Web Services
12 8 (10.81%) C#
12 8 (10.81%) Automation 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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) Mule
2 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) FTP
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) AMQP
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.70%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) JIRA
2 9 (12.16%) Selenium
2 9 (12.16%) Subversion
3 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
3 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.11%) HP UFT
5 5 (6.76%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.70%) Protractor
7 2 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.70%) Toad
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) Appium
8 1 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 21 (28.38%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Back Office
3 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.05%) Law
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
5 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Advertising
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Front Office
7 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Analyst
2 17 (22.97%) Test Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Tester
5 7 (9.46%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Commercial Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Commercial Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Asset Management Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Test Specialist
10 2 (2.70%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) XML
3 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
4 3 (4.05%) SOAP
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) JSP
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.35%) EJB
6 1 (1.35%) Java EE
6 1 (1.35%) JMS
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) RAML
6 1 (1.35%) REST
6 1 (1.35%) RESTful
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Derivative
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.11%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Equities
6 3 (4.05%) Fintech
7 2 (2.70%) EPoS
7 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.70%) IVR
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.35%) AS400
8 1 (1.35%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.35%) NHS
8 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.35%) Robotics
8 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) Regression Testing
4 11 (14.86%) Migration
4 11 (14.86%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) SDLC
6 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
6 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.16%) Workflow
7 8 (10.81%) Automation Testing
7 8 (10.81%) TDD
8 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (8.11%) ETL
9 6 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) C#
3 5 (6.76%) Java
3 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.70%) C
4 2 (2.70%) COBOL
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) Ruby
4 2 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (1.35%) Go
5 1 (1.35%) R
5 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) WCAG
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) MiFID
3 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) HDFS
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) HP
4 5 (6.76%) SmartStream
5 3 (4.05%) Charles River
6 2 (2.70%) Sage
6 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.35%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) Informatica
7 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Workday
7 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.35%) Yardi
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £440 per day
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