The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 15 25
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.35% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.92% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 52 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 71.96% 70.27% 54.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 44
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £257 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim