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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.14% 2.14% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.40% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £250 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £438 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £449 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
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
243 125 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.40% 89.29% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 109 53
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) JMeter
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) VBScript
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SMTP
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) OAT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) VB
1 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft