The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
London / Croydon
Rank 39 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.43% 4.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 5.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £318 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 188 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.04% 88.68% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 145 64
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Test Scripting
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA