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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.38% 7.69% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 8.44% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
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
231 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.51% 91.12% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 113
Median daily rate £475 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design

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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter