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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.61% 2.14% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.36% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £370 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +10.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 127 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.71% 90.71% 56.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 85 40
Median daily rate £418 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.78 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +63.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI

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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) JMeter
2 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Guidewire
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter